SOS Events

Senior Outreach Services Program

SOS Volunteer Remembrance Luncheon

Our Volunteer Remembrance Luncheon honors those volunteers who have passed away while also recognizing the volunteers who continue to support vulnerable elders in the community.

Special Events

Free Education Talks

SOS sponsors educational presentations throughout the year on a variety of topics related to elders and aging. These education talks are held at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), 604 West Moana Lane, Reno. Breakfast and networking begins at 9 a.m. The presentation is from 10-11 a.m.

Upcoming Education Talks

February - Improving your Well-Being through Community Connections: Read About It - Hidden Treasures in Your Local Library! Did you know that you can learn how to navigate the Internet, plan your finances, attend social events and meet new people at your local library? Discover senior-focused library programs such as Seniors to Seniors, a technology-focused program, and attend outreach activities at the Conversation Café. A library can be a fun place where enthusiasts of all ages come to socialize.

Presenter: Amanda Mongolo is the Assistant Branch Manager / Programs and Outreach Librarian with the Washoe County Library System at Incline Village Library. She has a life-long love for elders.

DATE: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

TIME: 9 a.m. networking and light breakfast sponsored by Morning Star Senior Living of Sparks. The panel discussion will start at 9:50 a.m.

PLEASE REGISTER: Let us know by Friday, February 7, if you will attend by calling (775) 7784-7506 or email sinaw@unr.edu

March - Improving your Well-Being through Community Connections: Newcomers & Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada! The Newcomers & Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada is an all-volunteer non-profit social club with a mission to help people connect with others, learn about the local community and remain active.

Please join us for an informative talk about our long history in the Reno-Sparks area, our 60+ Activity Groups and our monthly general meetings. The group offers a friendly atmosphere and a wide variety of member-run activities to assist you in adjusting to a new place or time in your life.

Presenters: Kathy Yeager, 2020 president and C.J. Gleason, past-president and parliamentarian of Newcomers & Neighbors Club of Northern Nevada.

DATE: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

TIME: 9 a.m. networking and light breakfast sponsored by Morning Star Senior Living of Sparks. The panel discussion will start at 9:50 a.m.

PLEASE REGISTER: Let us know by Friday, March 6, if you will attend by calling (775) 7784-7506 or email sinaw@unr.edu

April - Improving your Well-Being through Community Connections: Impact Your World from the Inside Out! Life isn't always smooth sailing. What is your personal SOS when you are in choppy water? Through an interactive discussion, Sue helps you enjoy more Simplicity, Openness and Serenity to connect with yourself and others.

Sue will share the following techniques for sailing in rough seas: Grounding, Intention, Serenity Practices, Positive Statements and Self-Care.

Presenter: Sue Cacibauda, RN, BS, LMT, BHSP. Sue is a registered nurse and a graduate of the four-year Brennan School of Healing. As a professional healing practitioner, Sue empowers her clients to experience more peace, balance and harmony in their lives.

DATE: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

TIME: 9 a.m. networking and light breakfast sponsored by Morning Star Senior Living of Sparks. The panel discussion will start at 9:50 a.m.

PLEASE REGISTER: Let us know by Friday, April 10, if you will attend by calling (775) 7784-7506 or email sinaw@unr.edu

Remembrance Luncheon

Senior Outreach Services holds an annual Volunteer Remembrance Luncheon to honor those volunteers who have passed away, remembering the legacy they left behind, while also recognizing the volunteers who continue to support vulnerable elders in the community. You can view photos of the previous volunteer remembrance luncheons here.