We’re celebrating Older Americans Month all month long! Join us at any (or all) of these events and let’s talk about Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada programs and what you or someone you love might be able to use!

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Opening Celebration and Info Fair

Wednesday, May 1
10 am – 1 pm
Washoe County Senior Center
1155 E 9th St., Reno

Join us for the kick-off event to Older Americans Month 2024. This event will feature many community partners with resources for seniors.

While you’re here, join us for a delicious lunch in the multipurpose room!

Presented by Washoe County Senior Center

Happy senior woman volunteer with team cleaning up street, community service concept

Senior Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, May 7
10 am – Noon
Clubhouse at Regency at Caramella Ranch
2433 Ivory Sage Ct., Reno

Volunteering can help you make friends, learn new skills, utilize current skills, and even feel happier and healthier. Learn how to find the right volunteer opportunity for you. This is a great opportunity for you to find the right volunteer opportunity for you!

We’ll be joined by:

  • AARP
  • Access to Healthcare
  • Assistance League of Reno-Sparks
  • Center for Healthy Aging
  • NAACP
  • Nevada Volunteers
  • Reno Food Systems
  • Sanford Center for Aging
  • Seniors in Service
  • Washoe CASA Foundation
  • Washoe County Senior Center

Presented by Washoe County Senior Services Advisory Board

Multi-racial women enjoying themselves at a street fair

Transportation Options

Tuesday, May 7
10 am – 1 pm
Washoe County Senior Center
1155 E. 9th Street, Reno

We’re partnering with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) and other community organizations in our neighborhood to talk about transportation! This in-person event is designed to provide older adults with information and resources on available transportation options within Washoe County.

In addition, you’ll learn about different transportation technology and available apps. Not tech savvy, that’s ok! We’ll show you how to use them with hands-on demonstrations so you can plan all your trips throughout the Reno-Sparks area.

Co-sponsored by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County

Multi-racial women enjoying themselves at a street fair

25th Annual Senior Celebration

Thursday, May 9
8 am – Noon
Casino Fandango Grand Ballroom
3800 S. Carson St. Carson City

This year’s fair promises to be bigger and better than ever before, featuring dozens of exhibitors offering the latest information on healthcare, nutrition, fitness, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to speak with healthcare professionals and learn about resources available to help you lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Presented by Senior Service Network

Lovely senior couple dressed casually using digital tablet while sitting together on the comfortable couch at home

Conversations with Caregivers: What is respite?

Thursday, May 9
1 – 2:30 pm
Courtyard by Marriott
3870 S Carson St., Carson City

What is Respite Panel, featuring:
  • Amy Dewitt-Smith, Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada
  • Charae Wamsley, Alzheimers Assn. of Northern Nevada
  • Barbara Lewison, Seniors in Service
  • Susie, ALS of Nevada
  • Melissa Connors, RSVP

Presented by Nevada Rural Counties Retired Senior Volunteer Program

RTC Access bus

Getting There: How Transportation Options Can Improve Quality of Life for Older Adults

Wednesday, May 22
11 am – 1 pm
Sparks Senior Center
97 Richards Way, Sparks

We’re partnering with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) to talk about transportation! This in-person event is designed to provide older adults with information and resources on available transportation options within Washoe County.

In addition, you’ll learn about different transportation technology and available apps. Not tech savvy, that’s ok! We’ll show you how to use them with hands-on demonstrations so you can plan all your trips throughout the Reno-Sparks area.

Co-sponsored by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County