An Overview of PACE and How the Genesis of This Critical Solution For Seniors was Inspired by a Local Community Effort in San Francisco Over 40-years Ago


Anyone working in the field of Senior Care should have a basic understanding of PACE. CiminoCare considers it our duty to be a resource for important programs such as PACE. With CiminoCare’s birthplace being the San Francisco Peninsula, it is with a great sense of pride we note that PACE programs also were birthed in San Francisco. Read the full article ⟶

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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 recent study from the National Center for Health Statistics. Approximately one in Read the full article ⟶

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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 Read the full article ⟶

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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 Read the full article ⟶

CiminoCare supports Assisted Living Waiver expansion

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 Read the full article ⟶

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CiminoCare Brings Assisted Living to San Francisco’s Historic Portola District


Assisted Living Community Renamed ‘Portola Gardens’ to Reflect Neighborhood Heritage  Residents at Portola Gardens senior living community enjoy all the benefits of living in San Francisco’s historic Garden District. At the heart of this community is the nostalgic Colonial Revival building featuring a private backyard and gardens ideal for visiting and outdoor activities. Inside, residents enjoy Read the full article ⟶

CiminoCare’s CEO Calls for Lift on Arbitrary Ceiling for Assisted Living Waiver Program, in Testimony to the California State Assembly


Mark J. Cimino, CEO of CiminoCare Testifies Before the California State Assembly   CiminoCare’s CEO, Mark J. Cimino, was honored to testify before the California State Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee on October 25, 2017. In this informational hearing on Services for Seniors, Mr. Cimino was asked to report on the Assisted Living Waiver Read the full article ⟶

Burlingame Villa Memory Care Residents Inspired by Art Reflection Program


CiminoCare was overjoyed at receiving this lovely letter from the Activity Specialist at the Hummingbird Project. The Hummingbird Project visited Burlingame Villa on October 11th presenting their art program. The residents were truly inspired by this wonderful program. Thank you Hummingbird Project! Dear MaryAnn and Ana, Please find below the report of the Art Reflections Read the full article ⟶

Mills Estate Villa in Hosts Family Appreciation Luncheon


Celebrating National Assisted Living Week – Family is Forever! On Saturday, September 16 Mills Estate Villa had the honor of hosting many family members for our “Family Appreciation Luncheon” which was the highlight of National Assisted Living Week celebrations  The festivities were upbeat and joyful including the entertainment by Kevin Embleton, singer/songwriter.  It was a Read the full article ⟶

Memory Care


Specializing in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Memory Care   Enhancing the life of seniors with memory impairment (due to Alzheimer’s, dementia, or aging) is to specifically enhance the dignity and well-being of each resident. Memory care residences should be inviting, home-like, and safe as well as provide a life-enriching environment. CiminoCare memory care communities offer 24-hour Read the full article ⟶

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