• Why is Older Adult Living So Expensive?

    Why is Older Adult Living So Expensive?

    If you’ve noticed your cost of living increasing each year, you’re not alone. Everything costs more today than it did even five years ago. And if you’re an older adult who fondly remembers $90-a-month mortgage payments and 49-cents-a-pound ground beef, wrapping your head around today’s prices can be difficult at best. Do you wish to […]

  • What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like

    What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like

    For many, once they have a conversation with a loved one about moving into an assisted living community, the next steps can seem overwhelming and full of many more questions than answers. If you are in the process of finding the right community for your loved one, read our tips on how to begin the […]

  • Spiritual Care in Senior Living

    Spiritual Care in Senior Living

    Spirituality is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Just like we tend to our physical health, it is important to nurture our spiritual health. All people need spiritual care, whether they realize it or not. Perhaps the best place to start is to consider what spirituality really means. Spirituality is finding alignment between our […]

  • Creating Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Seniors

    Creating Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Seniors

    The month of June is Pride Month across America. We are honored to recognize the thousands of people in the LGBTQ community, especially our seniors, who have worked tirelessly to gain rights, change laws, and increase social acceptance. Every person deserves to grow older with dignity; this is especially true for LGBTQ seniors who have […]

  • Engaging Hearts, Transforming Lives, Erasing Boundaries – Volunteer living ECA’s vision at AVSF

    Engaging Hearts, Transforming Lives, Erasing Boundaries – Volunteer living ECA’s vision at AVSF

    He’s spent over 450 hours at AlmaVia of San Francisco, visiting an average of 20 hours a week for the last six months. No, this isn’t Ricky Chae’s part-time job. He is a volunteer. Not too many 24-year-olds devote so much of their time to working with the elderly. Ricky grew up in Southern California […]

  • Making Music and Bringing Back Memories: Music Therapy at AlmaVia of San Francisco

    Making Music and Bringing Back Memories: Music Therapy at AlmaVia of San Francisco

    No matter what age we are, music is a tool that can transport us to a specific place in time. It evokes memories. Music therapy has become a vital part of the memory care programming at AlmaVia of San Francisco. The Alzheimer’s Association estimated that in 2019, 5.6 million people age 65 and older were […]

  • Creativity on Display at AlmaVia of San Francisco Art Show and Auction

    Creativity on Display at AlmaVia of San Francisco Art Show and Auction

    Creativity and ability were highlighted at the Glorious Moments Art Show and Auction as those living with some form of dementia proudly displayed their artwork. Residents of AlmaVia of San Francisco’s (AVSF) Bridgehaven, Gardens, and Oasis memory care neighborhoods came together on November 16 to showcase their artwork and raise money. Twenty-two works of art […]

  • Seniorly.com highlights AlmaVia San Francisco as one of the Top 25 communities

    Seniorly.com highlights AlmaVia San Francisco as one of the Top 25 communities

    AlmaVia of San Francisco is one of the Top 25 Communities for Big City Retirement – at least in the eyes of Seniorly.com. Seniorly.com has compiled a list of the 25 Best Communities for Big City Retirement. This first list focuses on the cities of Miami, Boston, San Antonio, Austin and San Francisco. The properties […]

  • Eat Pasta and Help Those with Alzheimer’s, Sept. 26

    Eat Pasta and Help Those with Alzheimer’s, Sept. 26

    Baked, stuffed or twirled? Meatless and cheesy or hearty and spicy? Whatever your preference, you can get your fill of starchy goodness while helping those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Residents and their families, as well as area professionals, are invited to attend AlmaVia of San Francisco’s Annual Pasta Feed and Silent […]

  • ‘The Art of Downsizing’ Presentation Offers Tips on Getting Started

    ‘The Art of Downsizing’ Presentation Offers Tips on Getting Started

    Many people like the idea of whittling down possessions and moving to a smaller home. But when it comes to the work of downsizing, it seems the devil is in the details. At a recent presentation on “The Art of Downsizing” at AlmaVia of San Francisco, nearly three dozen residents and members of the community […]

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