Depression Toolkit Revised

The National Forum of ESRD Networks has revised the Dialysis Patient Depression Toolkit and added a video.  Find the revised English version at http://esrdnetworks.org/resources/toolkits/patient-toolkits/new-toolkit-dialysis-patient-depression-toolkit/dialysis-patient-depression-toolkit-english and a Spanish version at http://esrdnetworks.org/resources/toolkits/patient-toolkits/new-toolkit-dialysis-patient-depression-toolkit/dialysis-patient-depression-toolkit-spanish.  A related video interview with a dialysis patient has also been recorded.  Find it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7Iv6JytQt4.

RSN Audio on Living Full Life 2

The Renal Support Network has published Part Two of Bill Peckham’s audio on Living the Fullest Life Possible with Kidney Disease.  Find it at https://www.rsnhope.org/kidneytalk/living-the-fullest-life-possible-with-kidney-disease-part-two/.  If you missed Part One, see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2018/06/22/rsn-audio-on-living-full-life/.

RSN Audio on Living Full Life

The Renal Support Network has published an audio presentation titled Living the Fullest Life Possible with Kidney Disease – Part One, featuring long-time Northwest dialysis patient and activist Bill Peckham sharing tips on getting the most out of life despite being on dialysis for twenty eight years.  For example, Bill once took his portable dialysis machine with him down the Grand Canyon!  Find that story at http://www.dciinc.org/newsroom/a-dialysis-patients-tale-rafting-the-grand-canyon/, and find Part One of the RSN audio at https://www.rsnhope.org/kidneytalk/living-the-fullest-life-possible-with-kidney-disease-part-one/.

7/27 SSDI/SSI Webinar

My Employment Options will present a free July 27, 2017 webinar on Returning To Work When Receiving SSD/SSI: Common Benefit Related Questions.  My Employment Options is an Employment Network that helps people with disabilities return to work as part of the free national Ticket to Work program, offering Work-At-Home and Onsite jobs in 47 states.  The webinars are open to anyone but limited to 250 people, so early registration and early login on the day of the webinar are recommended.  For more information and registration see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/ and https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/ .

My Employment Options also offers free personal job placement services at any time for anyone receiving SSDI or non-retirement SSI benefits; apply at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/ .

4/6 Employment Options Webinar

My Employment Options will hold a free Job Application Tips webinar, titled Job Application Workshop: Application Do’s and Don’ts, on April 6, 2017.  My Employment Options is an Employment Network that helps people with disabilities return to work as part of the free national Ticket to Work program, offering Work-At-Home and Onsite jobs in 47 states.  The webinars are open to anyone but limited in capacity, so early registration and early login on April 6 are advised.  For more information and registration, see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/ and https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/ .

My Employment Options also offers free personal job placement services at any time for anyone receiving SSDI or non-retirement SSI benefits; apply today on the same webpage.

Nat’l SW Month

March is also National Social Work month.  We’ve added web pages to the Network 16 website describing a few skills that social workers bring to patients and facilities.  Among the many things social workers do are:

  • Help manage kidney disease
  • Help assure quality of life
  • Help with rehabilitation
  • Help with education
  • Help assure satisfaction

Find the flyer for facilities in this month’s Network 16 News at https://www.nwrn.org/providers-and-professional-staff/nw16n.html and this month’s Patient Bulletin for posting or handout to patients at https://www.nwrn.org/patients-a-family/ptedres/mon.html .

4/6 Employment Options Webinar

My Employment Options will hold free Job Application Tips webinars, titled Job Application Workshop: Application Do’s and Don’ts, on April 6, 2017.  My Employment Options is an Employment Network that helps people with disabilities return to work as part of the free national Ticket to Work program, offering Work-At-Home and Onsite jobs in 47 states.  The webinars are open to anyone but limited in capacity, so early registration and early login on April 6 are advised.  For more information and registration, see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/ and https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/ .  

My Employment Options also offers free personal job placement services at any time for anyone receiving SSDI or non-retirement SSI benefits; apply today on the same webpage.