music for seniors

Music Gets the Toe Tapping at Any Age

By ciminocare

Music is a great way to improve the quality of life for older adults. Many studies show the benefits of music. It reduces stress, anxiety, and pain. It also can  improve immune function, helps memory, and encourages exercise. It has been well documented that music reaches those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Music helps people reminisce Read the full article ⟶


Returning to the Past: People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias Retain Older Memories

By ciminocare

Caregivers and family members of adults with Alzheimer’s and other dementias notice their loved ones often talk about the distant past—and sometimes believe they’re still living in those past memories.  People with dementia start to lose the ability to capture, retain, and retrieve recent memories—sometimes even things that happened just a few moments ago. But Read the full article ⟶

Senior Volunteer

Volunteer After Retirement-Weighing Your Options

By ciminocare

Throughout the country, millions of people have found fulfillment donating their time to causes and organizations that support missions that interest them. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency that finances and runs AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Volunteer Generation Fund, and others, estimates that more than 64 million Americans volunteer nearly Read the full article ⟶

Tips for helping seniors get enough fluids in warmer weather

How to Stay Hydrated During the Hot Summer Months

By ciminocare

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 Read the full article ⟶


Portola Gardens Names New Executive Director

By ciminocare

Our Portola Gardens community has a new executive director in Jeffrey Dillon. Considered a visionary in senior living services, Jeffrey has been studying the consumer-resident, marketplace-community and has developed ideas and ways to deliver successful aging programs to the next generation of senior living consumers, the baby-boomers. We are excited to bring Jeffrey on board, Read the full article ⟶

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