Circle of Life Community Hospice – Reno Nevada

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Circle of Life Hospice helps people in the advanced stages of a chronic or terminal illness who have made the decision to live their remaining days with dignity and surrounded by compassionate caregivers. Our hospice team consists of nurses, aides, social workers, spiritual care advisers, physicians, volunteers, dietitians, therapists and bereavement counsel with that will facilitate helping you “live with” versus “dying from” an illness.


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If we can help you see death through new eyes , it will help you to transform your grieving process and change how you view your world, forever.

We have learned from our patients that the Art of Living at the end of life is a time of life that can involve tremendous personal and spiritual growth.

Circle of Life Hospice

1575 Delucchi Lane,

Suite 214

Reno, NV 89502


Nevada-Senior-Guide Volunteer Northern Nevada

November 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Nevada SMP – Senior Medicare Patrol

1-888-838-7305 or 702-486-3403

Please call for information

Nevada Volunteers

639 Isbell Rd., Suite 220, Reno, NV 89509



Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Sanford Center for Aging, UNR,

Mail Stop 0146, Reno, NV 89557-0038



Senior Outreach Services (SOS)

401 West 2nd St., Ste 101, Reno, NV 89503


To aid 60’s and older with difficulties to live                       on their own. Social Support, Driving to

Dr. Appointments, Errands, Activities

Nevada-Senior-Guide Support Groups Northern Nevada

Alcoholics Anonymous – Central Office

436 S. Rock Blvd., Sparks, NV 89531

(775) 355-1151,

Call for meeting info, Referrals


Alzheimer’s Association of Northern Nevada

1301 Cordone Ave, #180, Reno, NV  89502


Programs and services available include

support groups and educational workshops.


American Cancer Society

691 Sierra Rose Dr., Reno, NV 89511

(775) 329-0600,, Hours 24/7

Referrals, Road to Recovery program,



American Diabeties Association

18 Stewart St., Reno, NV 89501

775-856-3839 OR 1-800-379-3839

Support groups – 2nd Tues of the month                                6:30pm-7:30pm. Emergency medical  program.


American Lung Association of Nevada

10615 Double R Blvd., Reno, NV 89521

(775) 829-5864

Newsletter, need volunteers, lung information


American Heart Association

155 Country Estates Circle, Ste. 200

Reno, NV 89511, 775-322-7065,

Heart Info, Donations welcome


American Parkinson Disease Assoc. (APDA), Inc.

975 Kirman Ave., Reno, NV 89502

(775) 328-1715,

Info and referrals, Veterans welcome


Better Breathers Club

The American Lung Association of Nevada

10615 Double “R” Blvd., Reno, NV 89521

(775) 829-5864

Registered Nurse & Therapist Help Call Center

(800) 548-8252

Community Health Program – Urban Indians                          Outreach

745 W. Moana Ln., Ste. 375, Reno, NV 89502


AA Support Groups. Call for information.


Continuum Caregiver, Children of Aging Parents                               Education & Caregiver Support Groups

3700 Grant Dr., Reno, NV 89509

(775) 829-4700

Adult Day Program, Support groups


Family Resource Center

1950 Villanova Dr., Reno, NV 89502

(775) 321-3185, Call for Appointment

Referrals, Emergency Assistance


State of Nevada Suicide Prevention

Reno, NV, (775) 784-8090, Reno Crisis

1 (800) 273-8255 Option 1

1 (800) 992-5757 Crisis Line

Substance Abuse: 800-450-9530

Reno 775-825-4357 Substance Abuse Help Line

Nevada-Senior-Guide Specialty Needs, Memory and Disability – Northern Nevada Rural

Daybreak Program

1155 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV 89512

775-328-2575 Washoe County

Offers adult day care for elderly or disabled persons. Includes recreation, meals & therapy


Nevada Caregiver Support Center

University of Nevada – Reno, Nevada

(775) 784-4335 Washoe County

Offers support services and wellness

program for seniors with memory disorders

who are living at home, educational and

individual counseling or group support for

caregivers of seniors with memory disorders,

and training workshops for professional                              caregivers.

Nevada-Senior-Guide Adult Day Care Directory – Northern Nevada Rural

Comstock Senior Nutrition Prgm-Storey County

Mill & E Street, Virginia City, NV 89440

(775) 847-0957

Call for branch info. Exercises & art programs, legal services, HAWK services, Floral program,  SHIP Help, Access to health network

Nevada-Senior-Guide Referral Directory – Northern Nevada

Better Business Bureau of Northern Nevada

4834 Sparks Blvd. Ste. 102, Sparks, NV 89436

(775) 322-0657,

BBB helps consumers find business & charities                 they can trust. Call for additional help.


Nevada Rural Housing

Weatherization Assistance Program,

Section 8 Info. Call for hours and directions.

775-887-1795, Carson City


Parkinson’s of Nevada – Veterans Hospital

975 Kirman Ave., Reno, NV 89502

1-775-328-1715 OR

1-888-838-6256 x 1715

Referrals, Support group info, Counselling,                       Education programs


Veteran Affairs of NV

1-800-827-1000 – Reno

1-800-273-8255 Opt 1 Hotline

Suicide Prevention, Military.

Nevada-Senior-Guide Prescription Assistance Directory – Northern Nevada

CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada

7910 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89506

(775) 829- 2273,

Free prescriptions, diabetic and liquid

nutrition products, Medical Equipment,

Personal & Medical Supplies, General Referrals


Nevada Department of Health & Human Services

3416 Goni Rd., Bldg. D 132, Carson City

775-687-4210 OR 866-303-6323 Opt 7

Seniors RX, Dental and Disability programs.                        Overseeing aging and disability in NV


Needy MEDS –

Gives tips on free or discounted medications

Washoe County Discount Card (CVS Caremark)

National Association of Counties (NACO)

Toll Free: 1-877-321-2652

Information to obtain Rx discount cards,

Locations to obtain and use.

Nevada-Senior-Guide Multiple Services Directory – Northern Nevada

Access to Healthcare Networks

Discounted Dental and Vision Program

4001 S. Virginia St., Ste F, Reno, NV 89502

(775) 284-8989, 1-877-385-2345 HELP

Affordable Dental and Vision Care, SHIP,

Medical, Massage therapy

Catholic Charities of N. Nevada & St. Vincent                     Program

500 E. 4th St., Reno, NV 89512, 775-322-7073

Dining room free lunch, 11:30am – 12:30pm.
No Sundays. Pantry, Housing assistance,
Assist low income residents. Call for

additional resources.


Community Health Program/Urban Indians                            Outreach

745 W. Moana Ln., Ste. 375, Reno, NV 89502


Education, Behavior and domestic violence                           counseling, AA and substance abuse

programs. Calll for info.


Community Services Agency

1090 E. 8th Street, Reno, NV 89512

(775) 786-6023, Ext. 206,

Weatherization program, work force

programs, food assistance, HeadStart


Discounted Healthcare -

Discount plan


ALS of Nevada

4220 S. Maryland Pkwy., Bldg. B, Ste. 404

Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-777-0500

Respite, Support Groups. Call for Hours.


Easter Seals of Southern Nevada

6200 West Oakey Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146

(702) 870-7050,

Respite Care, Assisted Care,Referral,

Handicap Day Care, Assisted Technology,

Adult Day Services


Family Resources

1950 Villanova Dr., Reno, NV 89562

(775) 321-3185,

Referrals to counsling. Assist with food                              stamps and energy assistance applications.
Call for appointments and hours.


Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada

775-355-0600, Call for additional info

Serving the Native Americans of Nevada,                                ITERC Program, Domestic violence, Native                    workforce, Appellate court assistance, Wick                      Program, Elders Program, HEADSTART


Mini-Medi File – REMSA

450 Edison Way, Reno NV 89502

Free portable wallets, including personal                           medical history and emergency contact

information, instruction sheet and

immunization card.


Nevada Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

1820 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104

(702) 486-3403, 1-888-838-7305

Medicare fraud and abuse prevention project

Nevada State Contractors Board

9670 Gateway Drive, Ste 100, Reno NV 89521

(775) 688-1141,

Regulatory agency promoting quality

construction by Nevada licensed contractors.                   Provides contractor license verifications,

assistance with contractor workmanship

issues and homeowner education

regarding unlicensed contractors.


North East Community Center

1301 Valley Rd., Reno, NV 89051

775-334-2262. Senior activities, Call for details


Renown Rehabilitation Hospital

1495 Mill St., Reno, NV 89502

775-982-3500 Washoe County

Inpatient Rehab, Skilled Nursing,

Pain Management/Clinic


Senior Companion Program of N. Nevada

& Elvirita Lewis Respite Voucher Program

1380 Greg Street, Ste. 212, Sparks, NV  89431

775-358-2322, Mary Brock, Director


Washoe County Senior Law Project

1155 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV 89512

(775) 334-3050 or (775) 284-3491

Legal assistance to persons 60 years & older.

Washoe Residents. Call for hours.

Nevada-Senior-Guide Housing Assistance – Northern Nevada

Department of Housing and Urban Development

745 W. Moaña Lane, Ste. 360, Reno, NV 89509

(775) 824-3703 HUD Field Office – Reno

Nevada-Senior-Guide Employment Directory – Northern Nevada

AARP Senior Community Service

Employment Program. 1-775-323-2243

1135 Terminal Way, Ste. 102, Reno, NV 89502

Job training and placement. New work search                     program 55+ (call for info and appoinment).                             Work program for low income seniors.



1201 Terminal Way, Suite 104, Reno, NV 89502

(775) 336-4450,

Job opportunities in Nevada, Need appointment,
Help with Short Term Training


NV Job Connect

4001 S. Virginia Street, Ste H, Reno, NV 89502

(775) 834-1970 Resource center, call for info


Financial Assistance


CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada

7910 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89506

(775) 829-CARE (2273),

Provides low interest loans for people with

disabilities, assisted technology, medical

equipment, Rx assistance, Independent

Living Program, Call for Additional Referrals,
Wellness education programs

Energy Assistance Program

2527 N. Carson St., #260, Carson City, NV 89706

(775) 684-0731,

Low income – call for info regarding utilities

Financial Guidance Center

3100 Mill Street, #111, Reno, NV 89502

(775) 337-6363 Toll free 1-800-451-4505 Assisting with financial                        goals through counseling & education. Call for hrs.


Reno District Welfare Office

4055 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502

775-684-7200. Call for Info 8am-5pm

Senior Law Project-Washoe County Residents

204 Marsha Ave., Ste. 101, Reno NV 89509                            (775) 284-3491 Call for other locations.

Provides services pertaining to consumer                             debt, garnishment, attachment and advice                  regarding small claims actions, Government                                benefits, estate planning, housing issues,                   guardianship, foreclosure assistance, Pro                          Bono program, Indian Law


Social Security Administration

1170 Harvard Way, Reno, NV 89502

1-888-808-5481 OR 1-800-772-1213, Call for benefits & hours.


The Salvation Army CORPS.

1931 Sutro Street, Reno, NV 89512

(775) 688-4555 Donation pick up service.                               Food, Clothing, Adult Rehab, Job Opportunities


The Salvation Army

661 Colorado Street, Carson City, NV 89701

(775) 887-9120

Crisis intervention, disaster response,                                   emergency food, and referral, Social Services


Washoe County Assessor’s Office

1001 E. Ninth Street, Bldg. D, Ste. 140

Reno, NV 89512

(775) 328-2277,

Veterans exempt discount. Disabled Vets,                  Blind Persons and Surviving Spouse

Nevada-Senior-Guide Education Directory – Northern Nevada

Center for Healthy Aging, Larry Weiss, PhD

11 Fillmore Way, Reno, NV 89519


Life Line, Emergency Response & RX Programs,

Provide life span respite training, OASIS                               CATCH, Healthy Habits, Elder Gap


Community Health Program/Urban Indians                            Outreach

745 W. Moana Ln., Ste. 375, Reno, NV 89502


Health promotion, AIDS education


Continuing Education, UNR

18600 Wedge Pkwy., Reno, NV 89511,

(775) 784-4046. – Info and                          Locations. Lifelong Learning Institute                            Program for Retirement, Extended studies.


Downtown Reno Library

301 South Center St., Reno, NV 89501

775-327-8312. Please call for hours.


Moments of Memory, Lynette Schweigert

775-848-4757, Art classes for                       those with Alzheimer’s & other dementias


Nevada Geriatric Education Center

Patricia Swager, M.Ed.

411 W. Second St. / MS #150, Reno, NV  89503


Continued education


Truckee Meadows Community College Education

5270 Neil Rd. #216, Reno, NV 89502

(775) 829-9010

Silver College 65+; Computer/Internet,                                Wellness, Creative Writing, Digital Camera’s &           Photography, Call for additional activities


Washoe County Senior Center Library

1155 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV 89512

(775) 328-2586. Open Tues-Fri, 9am-1pm

Large print, DVD (No VHS available), computers

Nevada-Senior-Guide Disability Services – Northern Nevada

Care Services of Nevada Inc.

987 Bible Way, Reno NV 89052

Phone (775) 284-4855 Fax (775) 284-4857

Support Living Arrangement, Non-Medical                            Personal Care Services, Respite Care

Nevada-Senior-Guide Counseling Services – Northern Nevada

Sierra Behavioral Solutions

639 Isbell Rd., Ste. 380, (775) 348-5800, ext. 0

Adult Mental Health, Grief Counseling,
Couples & Family Therapy, Addiction Therapy,                      Caregiver Counseling, Chronic Pain Support

Nevada-Senior-Guide Adult Day Care Directory – Northern Nevada

The Continuum/ReGenerations

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,

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