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How to Stay Hydrated During the Hot Summer Months


Tips for helping seniors get enough fluids in warmer weather  Everyone needs water for countless physical reasons, from keeping joints moving to protecting organs. In hot weather, our bodies lose water more rapidly than usual and seniors are especially can be susceptible to the effects of dehydration. Senior adults have risk factors, such as a […]

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CiminoCare Sponsors California Assisted Living Association (CALA) Session on Compassion in Eldercare


Based on the research from their book Return of Compassion to Healthcare Mary Tellis Nayak and V. Tellis Nayak presented The Importance of Compassion in Eldercare at the CALA spring conference in Monterey this month. The speakers discussed how the advance in science, dementia care and clinical care, while critical to improved healthcare outcomes, cannot […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!


May always means Mother’s Day, a day we take stock of all the reasons mothers are important to us throughout our lives, and why we are so grateful for them. They have that magical touch to heal our wounds, lift our spirits with a smile and advise us like no one else, no matter what age […]

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May is Older Americans Month


This year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute” Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around the Bay Area and surrounding communities. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month has been recognizing […]

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Historic Portola Gardens Undergoes Major Renovations, Unique Setting Offers Seniors A True Sense of Home


One of San Francisco’s most unique and oldest senior living communities, Portola Gardens recently underwent major renovations to restore the California landmark, bringing new life, heart and soul to the historic community. , all the effort is garnering more than just local attention. The extensive work on the community has afforded Portola Gardens a nomination […]

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Nurses Are Key to Healthy Senior Living


Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways the over three million nurses in America work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected “Culture of Safety ” as the theme for 2019. Annually, National Nurses Week begins May […]

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Historic Portola Gardens Undergoes Major Renovations


Unique Setting Offers Seniors A True Sense of Home in Award-Nominated Community SAN FRANCISCO (April 22, 2019) One of San Francisco’s most unique and oldest senior living communities, Portola Gardens recently underwent major renovations to restore the California landmark; bringing new life, heart and soul to the historic community. All the effort is garnering more […]

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What To Do When Seniors Refuse Help


How should caregivers respond when older adults won’t accept advice or assistance? Ask any caregiver about the most challenging aspects of assisting older adults, and you’ll likely hear examples of their frustration when help is offered but refused. There’s no doubt that many senior adults need varying levels of assistance with daily activities, says a […]

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CiminoCare Supports Revived Legislative Effort to Expand California’s Assisted Living Waiver Program


While the expansion of the Assisted Living Waiver easily passed last year, it was nevertheless vetoed by Governor Brown. It is presumed that the reason for which is that the Administration felt it should be reviewed year by year on a budgetary cycle. Today the cap is at 5,700 and the wait list has grown […]

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