Building Networks of Support for Caregivers

Creating an international network of organizations that prepare individuals to support caregivers through respite.

REST, Respite Education and Support Tools, is a nationally-recognized interactive two-day Train-The-Trainer course that prepares those who will train REST Companions™ to provide respite in their own communities.

Join us on January 9-10, 2019, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm at the Ulster County Office for the Aging, 1003 Development Court, Kingston, NY, for this training course. This training is hosted by the NYS Caregiving & Respite Coalition in partnership with Ulster County Office for the Aging.

Click here to download the event flyer

Click here to download the event flyer

To register, please fill out a registration form.

Scholarships available for New York residents with an interest in supporting respite through funding provided by the New York State Office of Aging. Please contact Doris Green for funding information.

Registration Fee:

For more information on this event or REST, contact:

Sharon Cackett, Respite Outreach & Education Specialist, Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc. and the New York State Caregiver & Respite Coalition

Kelly Fitzgerald, REST Training Development Manager

Delivering education and support to those offering a break to caregivers.