Get to know Monica Stinson, vice president of Human Resources at ECA

Q. You started the new position – Vice President of Human Resources for Elder Care Alliance – in August? What are the goals for you and your team for the first six months? A. My overarching goal is to create a more compelling experience here. More specifically, we are looking at programs closely and asking…

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Six questions with Sadie Harmon, Dementia-Inclusive Communities Director

Sadie Harmon

Q. You started the new position – Dementia-Inclusive Communities Director for Elder Care Alliance – in September? Was it what you expected? Why or why not? A. I would say more or less. My expectations were that it was a pretty open field. I knew what the values were behind this initiative. I have really…

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Meet associate Veronica Verduzco

Meet Veronica Verduzco, a med-tech on AlmaVia of Camarillo’s Memory Care team. Veronica loves spending time with residents and enjoys getting to know what makes every one special. Her organizational skills ensure that each resident gets the right meds at the right time and that records are accurate and complete. She finds great satisfaction in…

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Monica Stinson Named Vice President of Human Resources for Elder Care Alliance

Elder Care Alliance has appointed Monica Stinson as Vice President of Human Resources. Stinson joins the team with more than a decade of experience in all aspects of human resources, talent management and business operations. Stinson will oversee Human Resources (HR) at Elder Care Alliance and be responsible for talent management, Team Member retention and…

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

Eat pasta and help those with alzheimers.

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…

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Protect Your Well-Being for Healthy Aging Month

protect your well being during healthly aging month.

Are you proactively protecting your health as you get older? September is Healthy Aging Month, a great time to review your overall lifestyle — or that of a loved one — and take steps to improve. Healthy Aging Month brings attention to the positive aspects of aging, including opportunities to take stock of your experiences…

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Meet Diego Sanchez: AVC Employee of the Month

chef diego sanchez

AlmaVia of Camarillo’s daytime chef Diego Sanchez is an ultimate example of our core values in action and a well-deserved recipient of our Employee of the Month honor. Diego strives for excellence in preparing food for our residents and loves to put on a show and make special meals for residents and guests. He collaborates…

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Explore the Freedom of Downsizing, Oct. 11

Explore the freedom of downsizing.

Say goodbye to clutter and learn ways to simplify your life at the Upside of Downsizing event held Oct. 11 at Mercy Retirement and Care Center. Moira Brennan of Senior Settlers will share the secrets to downsizing and the comforting feelings that come with whittling down possessions. Brennan, a certified senior move manager and member…

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Sadie Harmon Joins ECA as Dementia-Inclusive Communities Director

Sadie Harmon

In August, Sadie Harmon joined Elder Care Alliance as Dementia-Inclusive Communities Director. This initiative, supported by a generous grant from The San Francisco Foundation, aims to combat ageism and stigma against people living with dementia through access to arts and culture. Making Connections Between Art and Aging Over the next year, Harmon will organize six…

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