Welcome to the homepage for our valued retirees! Below is a list of available information regarding scholarships, educational programs, community activities, and much more for our retired employees. Our partnerships with University of Reno, Nevada, CARES, and Dementia Friendly America allow us to provide these amazing opportunities for our community and we hope you will find exactly what you're looking for and possibly something new.
CARES Dementia Basic Online Program
Scholarships are available for high-quality, self-directed, online dementia education. For more information, please contact Cody Yamada at DEERProgram@unr.edu or call (775) 682-9444. To complete the scholarship interest form, go to https://bit.ly/3Bm3hCy
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Dementia Friendly America - Nevada
Dementia Friendly Washoe County is hosting a Kickoff Celebration that is open to absolutely everyone. It’s going to be at the Ballroom of Reno, so there will be some fun dancing happening, as well as plenty of opportunity for community members to learn how they can connect with the work of Dementia Friendly Washoe County. CLICK HERE to learn more about Dementia Friendly Nevada.
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has many new learning opportunities. “OLLI at UNR is a spirited community of seasoned adults who gather to explore new interests, share ideas and make friends. Distinguished professors and knowledgeable instructors volunteer their expertise in programs and activities spanning such diverse topics as art, current events, economics, health, history, literature, music, science, travel, theatre and writing” CLICK HERE to learn more.
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Sanford Center for Aging
The Sanford Center for Aging is housed at the University of Nevada, Reno. Their mission is “ to enhance the quality of life and well-being among elders through education, translational research and community outreach. We bring this mission to life through a variety of programs, services, educational coursework and clinical services, all designed to improve the quality of life for elderly people” CLICK HERE to learn more about their programs and service.
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