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AlmaVia of San Rafael

Elder Care Alliance has been a trusted name in senior living and memory care in California for more than 20 years, and our Mercy community has been serving older adults for almost 110 years. With beautiful communities throughout the Bay Area and beyond, the Elder Care Alliance mission is to serve elders in a way that allows them to live at the highest level of independence, with dignity and enjoyment!

Our Senior Living Communities

Personalized, comprehensive assisted living and memory care services for seniors in Southern California.

(805) 388-5277

High-quality, comprehensive assisted living and memory care services for Bay Area seniors.

(415) 337-1339

Comprehensive assisted living and memory care services for Bay Area seniors.

(415) 491-1900

Assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to meet a variety of health care needs.

(510) 534-8540

Independent living apartments for active seniors in the Bay Area with charm and a fabulous location.

(650) 212-4400

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How is Technology Transforming Assisted Living?

Walk into an assisted living community these days and you may think you’ve entered an upscale resort. With positive changes in everything from interior design to wellness to amenities and services, assisted living provides a welcoming environment where seniors can thrive. Technology has played a significant role in the progress of assisted living in recent…

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How Can Music Benefit Seniors in Assisted Living?

Music plays an important role in life for people of all ages, forging connections to pivotal events and fond memories. Research has found that music can promote relaxation, improve productivity and lower stress. For seniors, pleasing melodies can deliver even more benefits for physical and mental health, memory and important social connections. What are some…

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Seniors Can Reap Benefits from Spending Time Outdoors

Few pastimes restore the body and soul like spending time in nature. Research has confirmed that being outside does more than just lift your spirits; it also provides a boost for your physical and mental well-being.

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The Importance of Socialization in Aging

Research has found that social support can play a significant role in overall health as people age. Spending time with friends and family members can boost quality of life, including both physical and mental health. Throughout life, close friends provide a strong foundation of compassion and trust for many people, and they can become even…

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Robots in Assisted Living

  Are robots our new friends or potential replacements? Whichever category we consider them in, they are coming to assisted living. Elder Care Alliance recently received Jibo, a social robot, and we have been exploring his capabilities with the residents in our memory care and assisted living communities. Though I have interacted with several different…

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Benefits of Reminiscence Therapy

For people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, personal identity can seem to slip away as cognitive abilities decline. But even as individuals begin to lose touch with current events, they may hold onto cherished memories. Photographs, treasured objects and favorite songs all can help stimulate fond thoughts of the past for people with…

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The Importance of Skilled Human Touch in Dementia Care

Humans use touch as the language of compassion; a held hand or a hug often serve as the best way to express profound feelings. Research suggests that the sense of touch plays a fundamental role in human communication and even physical health. National Hugging Day, observed on Jan. 21, recognizes the importance of one form…

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Sometimes the most difficult choice in senior living is not where to establish your new home but when to make the move to a senior community. If you think your loved one may have care needs, please complete our Care Needs Assessment.