March Training Postponed
March 17, 2020 OSEC Staff

In an attempt to support the Nevada County Public Health Dept guidelines relating to the COVID-19 status, I am postponing until further notice the OSEC Volunteer Training scheduled for Saturday, March 21st. The office will remain closed this week, and I will be checking phone messages. Thank you for staying well, and staying quarantined. Healing […]

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FREED Resources
March 9, 2020 OSEC Staff

COORDINATING SERVICES: Who Should Attend? Direct services providers from organization that work with older adults and people with disabilities in Nevada county Why Attend? Learn about the Aging & Disability Resource Connection of Nevada County and local services and supports for older adults and people with disabilities How to Attend? In-Person or Video Conference Click […]

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24 Dec
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2020 Winter Newsletter

Click here to read the 2020 Winter Newsletter: https://empoweringcaregivers.org/wp-content/uploads/2020-2-newsletter.pdf

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19 Nov
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New volunteer care specialists give ‘care-free’ respite to 24/7 caregivers

Tom Durkin Special to The Union November 14, 2018 With cheers and hugs, 11 new volunteer care specialists graduated last Saturday from One Source-Empowering Caregivers’ fifth training session since the program began in the fall of 2016. “What a wonderful blessing it was to have 11 more individuals step forward and offer their time, energy, […]

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02 Nov
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One Source-Empowering Caregivers benefits from HeART & Wine Gala

Submitted to The Union October 26, 2018 While they’re still adding up the numbers, the Second Annual HeART & Wine Gala for One Source-Empowering Caregivers was “a resounding success” said Donna Raibley, executive director of One Source in a release. More than 150 people filled the Ponderosa Hall on the Nevada County Fairgrounds on the […]

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29 Jul
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Nevada County Woman Named a Point of Light

Reprint from The Union, by Liz Kellar July 20, 2018 Donna Raibley, who founded One Source — Empowering Caregivers, an organization dedicated to providing free, non-medical respite care for family caregivers, was named a Daily Point of Light on Wednesday by the foundation inspired by former President George H.W. Bush. The Daily Point of Light Award […]

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26 Jul
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You can help support OSEC by shopping at smile.amazon.com

  You can Support One Source-Empowering Caregivers every time you shop at Smile.amazon.com It’s Amazing…. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase to One Source – Empowering Caregivers You will still get the same products, the same service, the same prices…Amazon will give OSEC the benefit if you shop at […]

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24 Apr
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A man among women: George Grist calls for men to join OSEC

Tom Durkin Special to The Union April 16, 2018 “Your brothers need you!” is George Grist’s call to action to western Nevada County men. Approximately 53 percent of Nevada County home-care recipients are men, yet 83 percent of their 24/7 caregivers are women and 90 percent of Volunteer Care Specialists certified by One Source-Empowering Caregivers […]

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