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Neighbor Chats: Edna Whiting

Families come in many forms. Edna's multigenerational family photo From the family you’re born into, to the family you build over time, every connection is special in its own way. For Harmon Pines resident, Edna, her neighbors have become family. Edna visiting her neighbor In 2015, Edna and her husband moved to Harmon Pines to finally fulfill their dream of living in Las Vegas. In 2019,

The Music Man: How the Volunteer Program Brings Music & More to Residents

At Nevada HAND, we cherish our assisted living volunteers who take time out of their day to give back to our most vulnerable residents. We would like to recognize Mirko Barbesino, Silver Sky Assisted Living’s pianist, whose musical talent serenades the ears of our senior residents every week. A pianist since he was five years old, Mirko Barbesino, brings decades of musical experience to Silver Sky Assisted Living. For an

Spotlight on Resident Services: Chris & Hirney

At Nevada HAND "More Than A Home" starts with the relationships and continual customer service the Resident Services Coordinators develop and provide to residents. When Nevada HAND resident, Hirney Jimenez-Vasquez, faced financial hardship from losing her job during the pandemic, she knew exactly who to call. Over the two years Hirney and her family have lived at Nevada HAND’s Rome Pines community, she and Resident Services Coordinator, Chris Mitchell, have

Silver Sky Residents Share Their Secret to 70 Years of Marriage

All You Need is Love, Affection, and Attention! When George Jr and Willa Mae Washington met during their sophomore year of high school in 1948 at Jefferson High School in Los Angeles, California, they started dating.  George Jr graduated from Jefferson high school in 1950, and Willa graduated in winter 1951. They continued to date until they were married on June 23, 1951. They have 4 sons: George III, Dennis,

2021-06-15T19:21:48-07:0006/15/2021|Categories: Community Resources, Resident Stories and Activities|

Nevada HAND Welcomes Siblings to Silver Sky at Deer Springs

We know how important family is to our residents, which is why we strive to build a community for our residents and staff. But, for two residents at Silver Sky at Deer Springs, family is just around the corner. Hawaiian natives, Kengo and Kiyomi Uda are not only neighbors at our Deer Springs facility, but the first siblings to live in one of our assisted living communities. Originally born in

2021-05-13T20:38:13-07:0005/13/2021|Categories: Community Resources, Resident Stories and Activities|

Nevada HAND and Community Partners Bring COVID Clinics to Seniors Residents

Now that the COVID vaccines have made way to Southern Nevada, we have recognized many of our seniors residents struggling to access COVID vaccination resources and clinics. Thankfully, with the help of our community partners and local government, we have been working around the clock to schedule transportation for our senior residents to access COVID vaccination clinics and bring COVID clinics right into some of our communities. In March, Las

2021-04-16T17:16:22-07:0004/13/2021|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|
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