Doris Green chosen as REST Trainer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Doris Green, director of the New York State Caregiver and Respite Coalition (NYSCRC), who was chosen as the REST Trainer of [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|REST Blog|

Alabama respite program ‘life giving’

  When the Rev. Julie Hare asks caregivers to describe REACH (Refresh, Encourage, Activities, Care and Hope) – a drop-off respite ministry [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|REST Blog|

Valuing – and celebrating – our differences

“We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race." That quote by Kofi [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|REST Blog|

REST Program staff travel to West Coast

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had the privilege of meeting many inspiring and dedicated professionals who have a passion for [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|REST Blog|

People-First Language: an essential topic

“Words matter…choose them carefully.” Perhaps you’ve heard that expression from a teacher or parent when you were young. The saying reminds us [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|REST Blog|

Older Americans Month: A time to celebrate our seniors and their caregivers

In May we observe Older Americans Month – a time to honor our seniors and highlight the contributions they have made over [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|REST Blog|

REST Commemorates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

As we observe Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we recognize the valuable contributions people with developmental disabilities make to our society. Celebrations are [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|REST Blog|

REST celebrates third anniversary

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." That quote, made famous by Helen Keller, captures a factor [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|REST Blog|

Kansas Caregiver Thanks REST Volunteer

“Thank you for taking care of my mother.  The respite services gave me peace of mind about my mom while I ran [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|REST Blog|

National Family Caregiver Month – a great time to schedule a REST Companion™ class

Calling all REST Trainers™! As we prepare to celebrate National Family Caregiving Month, now is a great time to schedule a REST [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|REST Blog|