AlmaVia of Camarillo

Meet Ashley Fajardo: AVC Employee of the Month

Moving is never easy, but when residents make AlmaVia of Camarillo their new home, Marketing Coordinator Ashley Fajardo works to make the experience and the transition as smooth and comfortable as possible. Her great creative and organizational skills, as well as her warm, positive attitude, make her a wonderful part of our team and well-deserved…

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Team Member Spotlight on Nurse Sarah Nili

Nurse Sarah Nili

Each person who works at Elder Care Alliance (“ECA”) helps to create communities where people are empowered and engaged, providing environments that foster independence and joy. Advanced graphic design students from the TBD*  in-house design studio at California College of the Arts created a Celebrating Elder Caregivers campaign. The student project helps celebrate and honor…

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Older Americans Month: Engage at Every Age

Aging isn’t what it used to be. Life expectancy continues to increase among Americans, but aging may be changing in another profound way. Slower aging — actual alterations to the rate at which people age biologically — may play a significant role in lifespan, research indicates. May is Older Americans Month, an ideal time to…

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Dementia caregiver class focuses on safety, care planning, financial, legal matters

The California Central Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is offering a free “Care Planning, Financial and Legal Matters, Safety Issues and Driving” workshop on April 17 at AlmaVia of Camarillo. The workshop is part of the association’s Confident Caregiver Series for family caregivers of people living with dementia. Attendees will hear from those directly affected…

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AlmaVia of Camarillo Receives SeniorAdvisor.com “Best of Senior Living” 2018 Awards

Elder Care Alliance community AlmaVia of Camarillo has been named a recipient of the Senior Advisor “Best of Senior Living” 2018 awards. SeniorAdvisor.com, a leading ratings provider for senior living communities nationwide, announced the honor in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 13. The “Best of Senior Living” awards recognize senior living providers that receive exceptional ratings…

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Heart of Gold Award Winners

Heart of gold awards

Team members often choose to work with seniors because they have hearts of gold. At Elder Care Alliance, special employees who strive to enhance residents’ quality of life every day receive the Heart of Gold Award. The award, established in 2002, is presented each year to one employee from each community. Winners exemplify the values…

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Employee of the Week Spotlights

AVC Employee Spotlight December 2017

Every day at AlmaVia of Camarillo, dedicated team members strive to ensure the health, safety and happiness of residents. Please meet four of our recent Employees of the Week, individuals who go above and beyond in their service to our residents. Josie Santos is a Resident Care Assistant in Memory Care. Josie has been with…

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Heart Healthy Dinner and Boot-Scootin’ Chili Cook-Off

AlmaVia of Camarillo chili cook-off

AlmaVia of Camarillo had a delicious — and healthy — month in September with a chili cook-off and a special dinner. Heart Health On Sept. 14, about 25 people attended Heart Health, a free dinner and seminar to help people live a healthy life. Dr. Michael Jamison, an internal medicine cardiologist, gave an educational presentation…

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Disaster Preparedness a Key Focus for Elder Care Alliance Communities

disaster preparedness

From wildfires to earthquakes to hurricanes, natural disasters have dominated the news recently. Across the country, people worry about whether they are prepared for the next destructive act by Mother Nature. At Elder Care Alliance, team members take a variety of precautions to ensure that vital services continue in the event of a natural disaster…

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Spotlight on the Spirituality Domain of Holistic Wellness

Spirituality Domain of Hollistic Wellness

Holistic wellness focuses on many aspects of health — including physical, environmental, emotional, social and spiritual. At AlmaVia of Camarillo, a variety of diverse programming supports the spiritual component. “In caring for the whole person, you must care for the health of the spirit as much as the body,” noted Jerry Cooper, Spiritual Care Director…

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