music for seniors

Music Gets the Toe Tapping at Any Age


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 ⟶

Tips for helping seniors get enough fluids in warmer weather

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 Read the full article ⟶

Continuation of Assisted Living Waiver Billing on Facility License Transfer


Good news! A new owner can use prior owner’s Medi-Cal provider number when transferring ownership. Read the full article ⟶

CiminoCare Angels Walked to End Alzheimer’s in Honor of Our Residents


CiminoCare Staff, Families, Friends, (and Dogs!) Raised Awareness for Alzheimer’s in San Francisco, Sacramento and Stockton CiminoCare staff, families and friends were out raising awareness and funds at the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s participating in three cities this year – San Francisco on September 10th, Sacramento on September 24th and Stockton on October 14th! 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 ⟶

CiminoCare Gets Ready to Celebrate National Assisted Living Week® at Our Communities


National Assisted Living Week® is from September 10 – 16, 2017 Established by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995, National Assisted Living Week® provides a unique opportunity for residents, their loved ones, staff, volunteers, and the surrounding communities to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals Read the full article ⟶

River Fountains of Lodi Honored by Lodi District Chamber of Commerce


River Fountains of Lodi hosted Hawaiian Luau with Lodi District Chamber of Commerce River Fountains of Lodi was delighted to host a Hawaiian Luau themed Open House with the Lodi District Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 15th.   It was a fun event with a great turnout! We enjoyed bringing members of our community together Read the full article ⟶

CiminoCare Staff Attend 19th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference


  Staying up to date on the latest Alzheimer’s and dementia research and best care practices is of utmost importance to us here at CiminoCare. Every year we look forward to the Alzheimer’s Association’s education conferences that are so valuable for not only keeping our staff and administrators informed, but also for supporting family caregivers Read the full article ⟶

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