Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health announces its May schedule for the “Lunch and Learn” weekly education series broadcasted live from Las Vegas.
The program is designed for family and professional caregivers, featuring topics of interest to those who care for individuals with ALS, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, dementia and other neurocognitive disorders.
Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living, leaders in skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, announced plans Tuesday to join with Carson Tahoe Health to expand senior care services and offer comprehensive memory care to Carson City residents and their families.
As a first step in the relationship, the organizations will develop a community with 40 units for memory care services on the Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center campus. Construction will begin in 2014.
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is presenting Cleveland Clinic’s Brain Health Lunch-and-Learn Seminars at the Carson City Cooperative Extension Office, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12.
LAKE TAHOE — The possibility of Ernie Els and his part-time PGA Tour caddy, Dan Quinn, both winning their prominent golf tournaments on July 21 is a proposition bet in Nevada Sportsbooks this week.
Els will be defending his title at the 2013 British Open on the same weekend that Quinn, the former National Hockey League star, will be trying to repeat at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.
Two future Major League Baseball Hall of Famers — Chipper Jones and Iván Rodríguez — are the latest to join the field of 80 sports legends and entertainment celebrities at the 24th annual American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe South, July 16-21.
Women to Women Nevada host Carol Paz interviews Candace Stewart, author of "Welcome to Planet Alzheimers" for this week's program.
Candace Stewart of Carson City most recently served as the Program Coordinator for the Dementia Resource Center of Northern Nevada, which was created to support families and caregivers of those with dementia, as well as educate the community on the many different types of dementia.
The Dementia Resource Center of Northern Nevada will host a workshop in Carson City that will feature three noted experts and authors who will share how families can care for their loved ones who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Caring for a loved one with dementia is daunting, creating new challenges and situations at every turn. This workshop is designed to give caregivers, family members and loved ones the skills and knowledge needed to cope with the situation, and even find some humor in it. It will also help ease the anxiety and fear that goes along with the care giving.
The Dementia Resource Center of Northern Nevada will host a workshop designed to educate and help people caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Caring for a loved one with dementia is daunting, creating new challenges and situations at every turn. This workshop is designed to give caregivers, family members and loved ones the skills and knowledge needed to cope with the situation, and even find some humor in it. It will also help ease the anxiety and fear that goes along with the care giving.
Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced Thursday that she and 36 other AGs reached a record $181 million settlement, the largest multi-state consumer protection settlement of its kind reached with a pharmaceutical company, with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. Nevada’s share of the settlement will be $3.3 million.
CARSON CITY – The Nevada Attorney General’s Office has reached two separate agreements this week, one with a pharmaceutical firm over the marketing of anti-psychotic drugs and another with three book publishers over e-book price-fixing allegations.
“The NV Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Inc.(RSVP)has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to provide state of the art training for family caregivers and respite volunteers on how to more effectively assist persons suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers” said Janice R. Ayres, executive director and chief financial officer of RSVP. The training has been made possible by a grant from the United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierras.
The Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community will host an open house and garden party to welcome the Dementia Resource Center of Northern Nevada to Carson City on Thursday, June 14th from 4 – 6pm. The center will be located inside The Lodge.
At the Retired Senior Volunteer Program offices on Northgate in Carson City, only a few workers are in evidence. That's because most of the volunteers are out doing their jobs as transport drivers and Respite caregivers. They're out driving on the streets or sitting with those stricken by dementia or Alzheimer's disease, giving 24-hour-a-day caretakers a respite from their wearisome duties — duties assumed cheerfully, but even the best need time to shop, to visit, see a doctor.
Where else have you seen the likes of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo and Ray Romano in the same place? No where but the American Century Championship on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
NEWS RELEASE — Jimmer Fredette, the All-American scoring guard for Brigham Young University will join the celebrity-studded field at the American Century Championship, July 12 – 17 at Edgewood Tahoe, in what is becoming one of the strongest line-ups in the tournament’s 22-year history.
North Platte, Nebraska is just west of the North Platte and South Platte rivers confluence forming the Platte. North Platte was formed in 1866 with the construction of the continental railroad. In 1941 the population was 12,000.
A couple of weeks after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the women of North Platte heard a troop train with Nebraska National Guard troops would be passing through town. Several of the women decided to bake cookies to give to “our boys” when the train stopped for 10 minutes.
LAKE TAHOE — The American Century Championship, the celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe celebrates its 21 birthday, July 13-18. Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, Bode Miller, Troy Aikman, Jerry Rice, Don Cheadle, Mario Lemieux, Taylor Hicks are among the 80 sports and entertainment stars and Hall of Famers competing in the 54-hole, $600,000 tournament on NBC Sports.