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  • Spring Health Concerns for Seniors

    Spring Health Concerns for Seniors

    Each season brings new challenges and benefits for older adults. In the spring, you may feel excited to get outdoors and participate in your favorite warm-weather activities such as walking, gardening, and bird watching. It’s essential to keep these spring health concerns in mind as you gear up for sunnier days. Too Much Sun After……

  • Elder Care Alliance Communities Among Best Again by U.S. News & World Report 

    Elder Care Alliance Communities Among Best Again by U.S. News & World Report 

    Two Elder Care Alliance communities are recognized again this year, and a third joins them among the top in senior living. We are excited to announce AlmaVia of Camarillo and AlmaVia of San Francisco have earned the honor for a second consecutive year, and Mercy Retirement & Care Center joins them in being named best by……

  • Spring Activities for Seniors

    Spring Activities for Seniors

    Watching the seasons change is one of the most reliable pleasures of life. As an older adult, taking advantage of good weather and sunny days is important, especially if you’ve been feeling cooped up all winter. Use these activity ideas to embrace all that spring has to offer. Plant Starter Seeds for a Garden Gardening……

  • Skilled Nursing vs Long-Term Care: What’s the Difference?

    Skilled Nursing vs Long-Term Care: What’s the Difference?

    When you or a loved one suddenly requires a different or new type of healthcare, the amount of terms and options can be overwhelming. Many people get confused when they hear about skilled nursing and long-term care. While they share similarities, these two types of care cater to different needs and have distinct purposes. Here’s……

  • Six Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

    Six Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

    As the cold days of winter slowly melt away and make room for spring, the clutter around your home may start to bother you. At the same time, choosing a place to begin your annual deep clean can feel overwhelming. Here are six spring cleaning tips for seniors that you can use to enter this……

  • Indoor Activities in San Francisco and the Bay Area: 10 Top Picks

    Indoor Activities in San Francisco and the Bay Area: 10 Top Picks

    The Bay Area is one of the liveliest and most dynamic places in the world. International and local tourists flock to San Francisco every year to experience the unique culture of Northern California. While there’s plenty to see and do outdoors, sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate. Since you live in one of our California communities,…

  • Navigating Social Media for Older Adults

    Navigating Social Media for Older Adults

    The last 100 years have seen lightning-fast progress and many societal changes. As an older adult or a caretaker of an older adult, you may feel unsure about how to take advantage of the digital age. Understanding how to navigate social media can help you and your loved ones have a positive and safe experience……

  • Senior Conversation Starters

    Senior Conversation Starters

    Whether making small talk at the grocery store or catching up with a close friend, you may never worry about feeling at ease when chatting with another person. As people age, conversation can become more overwhelming. Use these conversation starters with your loved one for easier and more meaningful interactions. Tips for Talking to Older……

  • Social Wellness and Seniors

    Social Wellness and Seniors

    For many older adults, being healthy includes eating right, exercising, and visiting the doctor regularly. There’s another aspect of health that often gets overlooked, and that is social wellness. Here’s what you need to know about social wellness and how it impacts the quality of life for seniors. What Is Social Wellness? Social wellness centers……

  • 5 Facts About Acute Rehab Hospitals

    5 Facts About Acute Rehab Hospitals

    When your loved one experiences a downturn in their health, has an accident, or requires serious surgery, their doctor may recommend a rehabilitation program for quick healing. Short-term rehabilitation can make a big difference in health outcomes after a stroke, injury, or sudden debilitating illness. Here are five facts about acute rehab hospitals to help……