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|

Team HAND Hosts Reverse Trick-or-Treat for All Residents

Team HAND is no stranger to holiday festivities,  especially when it comes to providing our residents fun, engaging holiday activities. Nevada HAND’s Social Squad, our employee engagement crew, in partnership with our Property Management and Resident Services teams, hosted a Reverse Trick-or-Treat for all family and senior communities. Nevada HAND employees packaged bags of candy, dressed up in their best costumes, and delivered candy door-to-door. Since traditional trick-or-treating has created

2020-11-03T21:10:41-08:0011/03/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|

Turning Communities into Neighborhoods

Monday, September 28, was National Good Neighbor Day! As the largest nonprofit affordable housing developer in Nevada, we know how important it is to build communities and transform them into neighborhoods, where our residents thrive. Nevada HAND believes that good neighbors are key to creating connected communities, and we encourage our residents to interact and socialize with each other, our staff, and our guests. National Good Neighbor Day recognizes the value

2020-09-30T15:19:35-07:0009/30/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|

Nevada HAND, Future Smiles, and Liberty Dental Host Back-to-School Wellness Events

Students are facing new challenges this back-to-school season, but Team HAND has been working to provide families and students with the materials and resources they need to start the school year. This year, we have recognized that academic support for our residents is more important than ever before, especially as our students face remote learning, separation from educators and friends, academic and extra-curricular cancellations, and more. In partnership with Future

2020-09-17T18:00:18-07:0009/17/2020|Categories: Community Resources, Resident Stories and Activities|

Splashing into Summer

Summer is here in the Las Vegas Valley, which means lots of sunshine and hot weather. To keep residents cool at our Rome Pines Family Apartment community in North Las Vegas, we recently debuted a community splash pad, which is designed to be a fun, summer amenity for our younger residents. The splash pad is the first to be installed at a Nevada HAND property, and so far, we have

2020-07-20T22:21:44-07:0007/16/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|

Five Ways Nevada HAND is Social Distancing in Our Communities

Social distancing has become a priority in our communities, so we have adjusted our business practices to ensure the safety and health of our residents, our guests, our staff, and our communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced international change when it comes to community relations and business operations, but here at Nevada HAND, we are finding new ways adjust our everyday procedures and continue living our mission of creating

2020-07-08T17:51:08-07:0006/22/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|

Team HAND Wraps Up Golden Groceries Deliveries

In April, Nevada HAND partnered with Three Square Food Bank to expand the Golden Groceries program into our independent senior communities. The Golden Groceries program provides seniors with healthy, nutritious foods like fresh produce, bread, and non-perishable items. Many of Nevada HAND’s senior residents are on fixed incomes and are among the most vulnerable populations to COVID-19, so the Golden Groceries program helped us to mitigate food instability in our

2020-06-12T04:32:48-07:0006/11/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|

More Than a Home at Monsignor C.T. Shallow Apartment Homes

Over the last few weeks, through the generosity of an anonymous donor and our ongoing partnership with Three Square Food Bank, we have brought the Golden Groceries program right to our senior residents’ front doors. Team HAND has facilitated two rounds of deliveries to 2,000 of our independent senior residents, which has not only allowed us to reconnect after spending time apart, but also serve our residents who have been

2020-06-09T00:44:55-07:0006/01/2020|Categories: Resident Stories and Activities|
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