Resident Spotlight

A Day in the Life of Senior Living Resident Skip Sahlin

From fitness classes to movie nights, there’s never a dull moment at Mercy Retirement & Care Center. Skip Sahlin starts his day just the way he likes—with a warm breakfast, a brief Mass, some light exercise and a hands-on art class where he can release some of his creative energy. Sahlin, a former baker, moved…

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An AlmaVia of Camarillo Resident’s Legacy of Love

Clark Hunter grows his faith by sharing it. There are two unwavering loves in Clark Hunter’s life: a sweet, simple song and his steadfast Catholic faith. Hunter has lived at AlmaVia of Camarillo for a little over a year, bringing with him his spiritual legacy and his 25 years of experience as a lay minister…

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World Traveler Settles in San Francisco Senior Housing

After decades of traveling the globe, this resident is happy to call AlmaVia home. Roberta Levy has been a world traveler since she was born. The daughter of a Marine, Roberta spent most of her childhood moving across the globe. Though she is now happily settled at AlmaVia of San Francisco, Roberta hasn’t lost any…

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Resident Spotlight: Barbara Johnson, AlmaVia of San Francisco

Resident Spotlight: Barbara Johnson, AlmaVia of San Francisco. Barbara Johnson came to AlmaVia of San Francisco after a long, successful career as an author. Born in Aberdeen, Wash., she knew from a young age what she wanted to be, even if it meant going against the wishes of her mother, who insisted she study to…

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Resident Spotlight: Settling Into San Francisco Senior Living

A resident found that happiness, community and cheer helped him settle into San Francisco senior living. A few close calls with falls and a growing concern that he was becoming too heavy a burden on his wife led Jack Nerney to his doctor, who suggested he look into a Bay Area assisted living community, AlmaVia…

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Assisted Living Resident Spotlight: Andy Judd

Comfort and cards make a San Rafael senior living community home. For Andy Judd, AlmaVia of San Rafael’s location—close to his daughter’s home—was one part of his decision to join the community seven months ago. Last week, she dropped by with his five-year-old grandson and 10-year-old granddaughter just to say hi on their way back…

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Resident Spotlight: Joyce DeMartini, AlmaVia of San Rafael

Candy, card games and cheer make life a little sweeter at AlmaVia of San Rafael. Concerned about a string of recent crimes in her old neighborhood, including a friend’s home invasion, Joyce DeMartini decided to quietly start investigating senior living communities in her area. Her decision to sell her six-bedroom home in Terra Linda, California…

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