• Moving Mercy Forward For The Next Generation

    We’ve been hard at work moving Mercy forward. Ground broke on our $36.2 million revitalization project in 2018 at Mercy Retirement & Care Center and will be completed in Spring 2022. The Moving Mercy Forward Revitalization Project is focused on accessibility, sustainability and quality of life for our current and future residents. Enhancing Quality of […]

  • Mercy Brown Bag Director Wins Jefferson Award

    Jefferson Award Winner Krista Lucchesi. (CBS)

    The two words “thank you” are not enough to express the gratitude thousands of East Bay seniors and we at Elder Care Alliance have for the Mercy Brown Bag Program and its director, Krista Lucchesi. Lucchesi and Brown Bag provides more than a million pounds of groceries to low-income older adults across Alameda County. Since […]

  • Making Green Strides at AlmaVia of Camarillo

    Executive Director Matthew Hathway accepts Venture County Green Business certification award

    As we celebrate Earth Day, we are reminded sustainability is central to our mission at Elder Care Alliance.  A mission devoted to making smart changes that will help us adapt to and be good stewards of the environment so we can serve our communities in a greater capacity now and for generations to come. Living […]

  • Whitney LaBrie named CALA 2020 Outstanding Department Director

    Whitney LaBrie named 2020 Outstanding Department Director

    Congratulations to AlmaVia of Camarillo Sales and Marketing Director, Whitney LaBrie, for being named Outstanding Department Director by the California Assisted Living Association (CALA). Outstanding is an understatement when describing Whitney. Her job title may be “Sales and Marketing Director,” but you’ll find her working beyond her job description. Hairdresser, maintenance worker are just a […]

  • UC Berkeley Honors Students Lead PPE Gown Project for Elder Care Alliance

    As the Fall 2019 semester began, a team of UC Berkeley Fung Fellowship students started the quest to employ human-centered design to address the pain point of getting dressed as an older adult with mobility challenges. The four students, dubbed “Team Adapt,” worked within Elder Care Alliance and several of their communities doing research and […]

  • Elder Care Alliance Teams with Local Students for National Mentoring Month

    national mentoring month 2020 logo

    Guest Blog by Vice President of Business Development and Strategy Rosemary Jordan At Elder Care Alliance, our team spends most of our time working to create great experiences infused with joy and purpose for older adults in our communities. In fact, our aim is to achieve recognition for operating “Communities of Purpose.” As we begin […]

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

    framed paintings at the glorious memories art 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 […]

  • Elder Care Alliance Wins National Award for Innovative ‘Erasing Boundaries’ Program

    San Francisco, CA – Not-for-profit public benefit corporation Elder Care Alliance has been selected by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging as a recipient of the Promising Practices Award. This award highlights organizations that are moving away from conventional practices by developing and implementing new and innovative approaches in aging well or long-term care and senior […]

  • For Your Reading List: New Book Explores An Approach to Art Therapy Rooted In Elder Autonomy & Collaboration.

    Art Therapy with Older Adults - Erin Partridge

    Based on pioneering research conducted in partnership with Elder Care Alliance, the newly released book “Art Therapy With Older Adults: Connected & Empowered” outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in the autonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or other diseases of later life. The […]

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