AlmaVia of Camarillo

Heart of Gold Award Winners

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

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 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

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

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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Meet AlmaVia of Camarillo’s New Executive Director

AlmaVia of Camarillo is pleased to introduce new Executive Director, Matthew Hathway, who joined our team in May. Matthew has a wealth of education and experience, making him the ideal candidate for our Executive Director position. He has spent of the last several years in the health care field with several organizations in Southern California,…

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Camarillo Residents Spend an Afternoon with a Jet Fighter Test Pilot

Tom Morgenfeld, a former Chief Test Pilot at Lockheed Martin’s world-famous Skunk Works, spent a recent afternoon at AlmaVia of Camarillo, where he shared his experiences as a test pilot for three generations of fighter jets. Sponsored by the Men’s Group and open to the AlmaVia of Camarillo community, the event drew about 30 residents.…

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Looking for a Rewarding Experience? Consider Working with Older Adults!

If you’ve never worked with older adults, you may be missing out on an experience that can change your life for the better. Individuals who work in senior living communities often feel that they get back as much or more than they give. In return for providing compassionate care, employees have the opportunity to learn…

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AlmaVia of Camarillo opens new Country Café

What’s better than a delicious, fresh muffin first thing in the morning? How about getting that muffin in a beautiful café that’s close to home and also provides a variety of necessities? The new Country Café at AlmaVia of Camarillo meets that description and more. This brand-new dining venue serves all day at no extra…

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Grandmas in Tiaras Fashion Show and Talent Competition

If you grew up prior to the 1980s, you probably remember the one and only Bert Parks crooning “There she is, Miss America” as he crowned a lucky winner among the ladies vying for the title. You may have even dreamed of winning that crown yourself. Recently at AlmaVia of Camarillo, 12 lovely ladies participated…

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