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
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
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,
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
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that affordable housing is inexpensive because it is built with less expensive materials or it is placed in low-income, outdated areas.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
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
The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted thousands of residents in Nevada and millions of people across the globe, but with every crisis, there are teams of helpers prepared to provide assistance to those who need it most. Nevada HAND serves more 7,600 residents in Southern Nevada, many of whom have been affected by the recent economic downturn. In our family communities, some of our residents are facing unemployment and a significant
In Southern Nevada, countless organizations, schools, and government entities have reached out to the Valley community to help residents during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Low-income families and individuals are among some of the most vulnerable populations right now, especially those with limited access to medical care and those whose jobs have been terminated or temporarily suspended. The following resources are available in Southern Nevada to those experiencing setbacks because of COVID-19.