• San Francisco Seniors Celebrating Culture, Making Connections

    San Francisco Seniors Celebrating Culture, Making Connections

    Bay Area senior living residents connect with community members at a St. Patrick’s Day event. For a few hours every March, a little piece of Ireland comes to AlmaVia of San Francisco. Each year, the dining room fills up with residents and staff for an afternoon of traditional Irish entertainment put on by the United […]

  • AlmaVia of San Francisco’s Memory Care Breakfast Club

    AlmaVia of San Francisco’s Memory Care Breakfast Club

    The daily memory care meeting opens up one senior living resident’s world. Jerry was a bit aloof when he first arrived at AlmaVia of San Francisco in 2012. The 93-year-old didn’t like to socialize. He didn’t say much, and he tended to keep to himself. That didn’t deter Resident Assistant Ronnie Dickens, who leads the […]

  • The Benefits of Community Living for Seniors

    The Benefits of Community Living for Seniors

    Increased social interaction can benefit senior health and wellness. Walking into the gathering room at AlmaVia of San Francisco, you might see a group of seniors participating in a book club, exercising, working on a group art project, or sipping coffee and chatting. Creating social experiences for residents is an important part of life at […]

  • Seniors Connecting With Seniors: The Friendly Club’s Founding

    The Friendly Club has evolved from a social gathering to a mission-driven volunteer organization created by residents living with dementia. Elder Care Alliance has implemented the Hearthstone Institute’s I’m Still Here™ approach to programming in its memory care neighborhoods, a philosophy that aims to provide person-directed care to residents with memory loss. Implementation of this […]

  • Laughter Yoga: Fostering Senior Health and Happiness

    Laughter Yoga: Fostering Senior Health and Happiness

    Laughter does more than bring people together; it benefits the entire body. The gathering room at AlmaVia of San Rafael was filled with laughter on a recent Wednesday afternoon as residents participated in some lighthearted exercises with Teena Miller, a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. The event, part of AlmaVia of San Rafael’s innovative programs to […]

  • A Commitment to Employee Wellness

    A Commitment to Employee Wellness

    A fledgling program at Elder Care Alliance creates a culture of wellness for employees. Elder Care Alliance, an organization committed to holistic wellness, believes that healthy and happy staff contributes to healthy and happy residents. To reinforce this commitment, Elder Care Alliance implemented an innovative employee wellness program in 2014 through a partnership with LIFT-Levántate. […]

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