REST Companion makes positive impact at her school

Lachyn Almonzova, who recently completed a Companion course through the Unicorn Children’s Foundation, has started a Best Buddies Chapter at her school, [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST Trainer featured in ad

REST Trainer Alicia Truax, respite coordinator for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, recently appeared in an ad, highlighting the agency as a [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST recently honored by Bloomingale (IL) Township Board

Bloomingdale Township Supervisor Michael D. Hovde, Jr. and the Township Board of Trustees recently honored the REST Program and other inaugural recipients [...]

By | December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Number of Trainers in Minnesota continues to grow!

We'd like to give a warm welcome to the 11 individuals who completed a Train-the-Trainer course this week, through the Minnesota Board [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Na Hoaloha wins Na Lima Kokua Award for Volunteering Excellence

Congratulations to Na Hoaloha for winning the Na Lima Kokua Award for Volunteering Excellence, during the 2018 Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Conference. The awards [...]

By | November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST Companion wins ‘Caregiver for a Veteran’ Award

Congratulations to James Glaser, a REST Companion through the Nevada Rural Counties RSVP program, who recently won the “Caregiver for a Veteran” [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lois Sheaffer keynote speaker at Florida conference

National Director of REST Lois Sheaffer was the keynote speaker at a Statewide Respite Conference on Nov. 15, at Florida Atlantic University, [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Volunteers needed to take Companion course

REST is seeking volunteers to take the REST Companion course, free of charge, as part of a one-year agreement with the Bloomingdale [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Congrats to 20 new Companions in Florida!

We'd like to give a warm welcome to the 20 individuals who just completed a Companion course at the Arc of Palm Beach [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Nevada Companion Wins Points of Light Award

Congratulations to Cozette Eldridge, a REST Companion through Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program, who won the “Volunteer Manager” category of the 2018 Governor's [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|