Filed under: Carson City, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Reno, Sparks
Northern Nevada Medical Center Announces New CEO, Alan Olive
(Sparks, NV) Northern Nevada Medical Center welcomes Alan Olive, MPH, MHA, as new CEO for the 108-bed hospital in Sparks, NV.
Born and raised in Reno, Olive has 19 years of healthcare leadership experience. He has served as CEO at northern Nevada hospitals including Carson Tahoe’s Sierra Surgical Hospital in Carson City and Renown South Meadows Medical Center in south Reno. He was also previously an executive with Providence Health and Services, based in Portland, Ore, and MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas, NV.
“Alan is an experienced health care professional with expertise in integrated health systems, project management, health plan partnerships, hospital operations, and physician relations,” said Karla Perez, Regional Vice President for Acute Care at Universal Health Services. “His experience and history in the Reno/Sparks area will greatly benefit Northern Nevada Medical Center and healthcare in the community.”
Alan earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Brigham Young University and a Master of Public Health – Hospital Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration from Loma Linda University.
Northern Nevada Medical Center is a 108-bed acute care hospital located in Sparks, Nevada. NNMC’s tradition of providing quality healthcare in a comfortable, accessible environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients served by the hospital each year.
NNMC is the only hospital in Nevada certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center as well as knee replacement, hip replacement and spine surgery. NNMC is also the first program in the nation certified by The Joint Commission in low back pain and is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Northern Nevada Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.
The 20 Pearls Foundation Inc. Presents An Evening with Violin ‘Soul-o-ist’ Karen Briggs In Support of the HerShe Group Foundation, Inc.
The 20 Pearls Foundation Inc. Presents An Evening with Violin ‘Soul-o-ist’ Karen Briggs
In Support of the HerShe Group Foundation, Inc.
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets are $65 & $70, plus any additional service fees
To purchase tickets, please visit The Smith Center Box Office, call 702.749.2000, or visit http://www.thesmithcenter.com
Las Vegas – January 07, 2013 – The 20 Pearls Foundation Inc., is the charitable arm of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Theta Theta Omega Las Vegas Chapter, is proud to present “An Evening with Violin ‘Soul-o-ist’ Karen Briggs,” a concert in support of the HerShe Group Foundation, Inc., an organization preparing girls in foster care for successful transition into adulthood.
Karen Briggs is a world renowned violinist who has earned the nickname “The Lady in Red” by her adoring fans after extensively touring with celebrated instrumental musician Yanni and joining him on his critically acclaimed and live multi-platinum recorded album Yanni Live at the Acropolis (1993) which became one of the top selling PBS specials of all time and broadcast in 65 countries. Her musicianship is reflective of her exposure to countless music genres including jazz, gospel, Latin, classical, African and Middle Eastern. She is a highly sought after featured soloist who has perfected the melismatic style captivating audiences at Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, the Apollo Theater, and the Kennedy Center.
Briggs has collaborated with many influential musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Swinging into the 21st (2012) and Selections from Swingin’ into the 21st (2011); Ledisi, Lost & Found (2007); Kenny Loggins, More Songs from Pooh Corner (2000); Vertu’, Stanley Clark, Lenny White and Richie Kotzen (1999); Diana Ross, Every Day Is a New Day (1999); and Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams, The Hopeville Tour/DVD (2009), to name a few.
She began her professional career with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra after graduating from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. Several years later she released her self-titled debut album Karen (1992), her sophomore album Amazing Grace (1996), followed by Soulchestral Groove (2009).
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Seating is at 6 p.m., showtime is 6:30 p.m. The Smith Center Box Office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is located on the west entrance of Reynolds Hall at 361 Symphony Park Avenue.
About the 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc.
The 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to serving the Las Vegas community in support of educational achievement, scholarship programs, and philanthropic endeavors. The Foundation, in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Theta Theta Omega Las Vegas Chapter, also supports other programs for all segments of the public including cultural and historical activities and community and health services. The 20 Pearls Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. For more information please visit 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc.
About the HerShe Group Foundation, Inc.
The HerShe Group Foundation, Inc. was founded in 2004 by Kenadie Cobbin Richardson to help transform the lives of girls who have been neglected, abused and abandoned. Its mission is to prepare youth in foster care to successfully transition into adulthood through the performing arts, mentoring, college and career readiness, leadership training and exposure to extraordinary experiences. For more information please visit www.hershegroup.org.
For information regarding The 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc., please contact:
For information regarding the HerShe Group Foundation, Inc., please contact:
(310) 641-4400 office
For information regarding Karen Briggs, please contact:
Filed under: Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing & Memory Care, Reno, Sparks
The people of HCR ManorCare bring genuine compassion to health care and considerable skills to post-hospital and long-term care.
Our mission continues to expand to meet the needs and health care goals of individuals who are discharged from the hospital and require additional nursing and rehabilitation care.
One person at a time, HCR ManorCare is raising the bar for patient-focused, short-term, outcomes-focused health care.
Filed under: > Senior Services Directory - RURAL Nevada, Medical and Health Services
City of Pioche – County Social Services
(775) 728-4477 Lincoln County
Provides various essential programs, services, benefits to assist qualified, needy families, individuals achieve their highest level of
Elder Protective Services (EPS)
State of Nevada – Aging & Disability
Services Agency – Northern Nevada
(775) 688-2964 Washoe County
Elder Protective Services for persons 60 years
old and older who may experience abuse,
neglect, exploitation, or isolation. Elder
Protective Services serves all of Nevada
Eureka Senior Center
20 W. Gold Street, Eureka NV 89316
Referral Services for Low Income Energy
Assistance, USDA, and Medicare
Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Senior Center
1885 Agency Rd., Fallon, NV 89406
(775) 423-7569 Churchill County
Offers meals, trips, traditional crafts, and
other cultural events, caregivers, food bank,
national relief charities program
Kids to Seniors Korner – Saint Mary’s
Community Wellness, Community
(775) 770-6177 Washoe County
Kids to Seniors Korner assists vulnerable individuals and families, with special
emphasis on homeless children and seniors, by linking and providing them with community resources through a collaborative community partnership to increase quality of life 8am-5pm
Lyon County Human Services
1075 Pyramid St., Silver Springs, NV 89429
(775) 577-5009 Lyon County
All emergency services, Senior Services,
Low Income, Employment. 8am-5pm
Nevada Rural Counties Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Pahrump, Amargosa, Beatty, Crystal
2621 Northgate Lane, #6
Carson City, NV 89701
RSVP Program provides free local transportation to doctors, shopping, bank, Respite Care, Caregiver Program (4 hours at a time), Pro Bono Legal Services, Resistance Exercise
Training, Coupons for Farmers Market
(Call program director for information)
NYE/Esmerelda County Community
1 Frankee St., Tonopah, NV 89049
(775) 482-6659. Referral Service, Immunization
flu shots, counseling for women’s/men’s
health, cancer screening
RSVP Program – NV Rural Counties
Homemaker Companions, Donations Welcome
Senior Daybreak Program
Washoe County Senior Services
(775) 328-2575 Washoe County
Daycare for adults age 18 years or older as
alternative to institutionalization, Provides respite care, nursing, day care and social
opportunities for the disabled adult,
Offers group care during the day
Senior ID Card – Douglas Cty Nevada TRIAD
(775) 782-9858 Douglas County
This card is wallet size and should be carried at all times. It contains information that could
save your life in case of an emergency.
CARE TRAK Program.
The Continuum Outreach Program
Nevada Care Connection Partner
3700 Grant Dr., Ste A, Reno, NV 89509
(775) 829-4700 Washoe County
Adult day care, therapy and rehab
Douglas County Nevada TRIAD
Dementia/Senior and Elderly Services
The Evacuation Disaster Program
(775) 782-9858 Douglas County
For those who live alone or are disabled:
in the event of a disaster and would not be able to evacuate without assistance. This program signs you up for immediate
assistance to come to your aid in the event an evacuation request is issued.
Contact for Magnet that holds health info.
Washoe County Senior Services Law Project
1155 E. 9th St., Reno, NV 89512
(775) 334-3050 Washoe County
Assists seniors of Washoe County with
Social security, supplemental security income, Medicare, food stamps, county assistance, public housing and Foreclosure Info.
Call for hours. 60+
WEARC Program (Waiver for the Elderly in
Adult Residential Care)
State of Nevada – Aging & Disability
Services Agency – Northern Nevada
(775) 688-2964 Carson City County
A home and community based waiver for the elderly in group care that offers individuals a less expensive alternative to supervised care in a residential setting
Filed under: > Senior Services Directory – NORTHERN Nevada, Adult Day Care
3700 Grant Dr., Reno, NV 89509
Outpatient OT/PT/SLP, adult day care, home
safety evaluations and modifications,
Support group, Early Intervention Program
Day Break Adult Health Services
1155 E. 9th Street, Bldg. E, Reno, NV 89512
(775) 328-2575 Main – Senior Services
Therapeutic activity for disabled adults in a
supportive, supervised environment, nursing, group care.
More to Life, Adult Day Health Center, LLC
1963 East Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 358-1988, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat Hours, Friendly Nurses, Extensive
Caregiver Support, Enriching Activities,
Approved Medicade provider, VA Provider, Open most holidays, Date Night – 1st and
2nd Friday, 5pm-9pm