Resident Services Spotlight: Free Kindles for Seniors

To combat social isolation and disconnection due to COVID-19, Resident Services Coordinators work with our qualifying residents, ages 60+, to fill out applications for free Kindle Fire Tablets and assistance to cover some cost of Wi-Fi services through Seniors in Service.

2022-03-22T15:53:05-07:0003/22/2022|Categories: Community Resources, Corporate News and Press Releases, Featured|

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|

Affordable Housing vs. Market Rate: Knowing the Difference in Price and Eligibility

What makes affordable housing, well, affordable? There are frequent misconceptions that affordable housing is inexpensive because it is built with less expensive materials or it is placed in low-income, outdated areas. However, affordable does not mean cheap, especially when it comes to Nevada HAND’s 34 communities in Southern Nevada. To better explain how our organization prices units and establishes income requirements, we thought we would define some key housing terms

2021-05-13T15:52:16-07:0004/06/2021|Categories: Community Resources|
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