Senior Living

Fun things to do with your aging relatives during the holiday season

Visiting your parents and family this holiday season? Instead of staring at the TV, or – even worse – debating politics, try some of these suggestions. Not only are they enjoyable, they provide opportunities to gain insight into how your aging relative is doing. Pull out the photo albums. This is an opportunity to hear… Read More Fun things to do with your aging relatives during the holiday season

Resources for Caretakers

Is it time to consider assisted living for a friend or family member?

Life decisions can be hard, especially when you’re considering whether to move a loved one into assisted living. Here are some signs that it might be time. Safety concerns. Are you worried about your loved one getting in and out of the shower or tub? Have they recently had a fall or accident? According to the… Read More Is it time to consider assisted living for a friend or family member?

Advice on Aging

First Aging2.0 event – Social Robots & Older Adults – a huge success

Elder Care Alliance’s (ECA) inaugural Aging2.0 event – Social Robots & Older Adults – was held Oct. 16 and was a huge success with more than 35 engaged attendees. ECA launched an Aging2.0 chapter in August and the October event was its first of four planned events for the first year. The purpose of the… Read More First Aging2.0 event – Social Robots & Older Adults – a huge success

Senior Living

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… Read More Get to know Monica Stinson, Vice President of Human Resources at ECA

Adult Safety, Senior Living

Abode Services honors Village at San Mateo as member of Circle of Community Elevators

The Village at San Mateo has been selected to the Circle of Community Elevators by Abode Services. Abode Services was founded in 1989 in Alameda and is one of the largest and most effective Bay Area nonprofits. The agency uses evidence-based approaches to end homelessness but said its efforts would fall short without the participation… Read More Abode Services honors Village at San Mateo as member of Circle of Community Elevators

Senior Living

Villa at San Mateo Hosting Resource Fair, Oct. 18

Local representatives and advisors from home care agencies, Medicare and Medi-Cal will gather Oct. 18 for a Community Resource Fair and offer insight into home care, transportation and housing options for older adults. “The resource fair will give our residents and community members a chance to talk with organizations that help people stay at home… Read More Villa at San Mateo Hosting Resource Fair, Oct. 18