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


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 ⟶

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Volunteer After Retirement-Weighing Your Options


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 ⟶

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Veterans Benefits for Caregivers and Spouses


What are these benefits, who is eligible, and how to apply. Memorial Day is May 27, a special day for honoring Americans who served in the country’s armed forces. Did you know more than 1.5 million wartime-service veterans and their surviving spouses are eligible for billions of dollars each year in U.S. Department of Veterans Read the full article ⟶

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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 Read the full article ⟶

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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 Read the full article ⟶

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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 Read the full article ⟶

Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Rates To Increase In 2019


At CiminoCare, we are proud to be advocates for the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) program in California and take pride in sharing information that affects the program. Mark Cimino, CEO of CiminoCare, contacted the department in advance to get more information on the new rates before their official publication so that other ALW providers can Read the full article ⟶

Relief Potentially on the Way as State Recognizes the Need for Low-Income Senior Care Options


As strong advocates for affordable senior living options, CiminoCare has led efforts to expand the Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALW) in California. New legislation currently in the works would increase the program’s coverage from 3,700 people to 18,500, and move the benefits beyond the existing 15 counties where the program is currently available. Read the full article ⟶

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