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Windchime of Marin Offers On-Site Dental Care

Dental care is an important predictor of overall health outcomes, and the importance of maintaining healthy habits should not be ignored. Receiving dental care can be challenging for residents with dementia. Having to deal with transportation, trauma, confusion and even the possibility of needing sedation sometimes prevents elders from receiving the dental treatment they need. [...]

Windchime of Marin & U.C. Berkeley Partner Up to Prevent Falls

Reduction in Fall Rate in Dementia Managed Care Through Video Incident Review: Pilot Study WindChime of Marin has been a partner with the U.C. Berkeley study on fall prevention systems since 2017. The initial results are in and they look promising! https://www.jmir.org/2017/10/e339/ Abstract Background: Falls of individuals with dementia are frequent, dangerous, and costly. [...]

By | 2018-03-06T17:52:13+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Alzheimer's, Dementia, Health, News, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

SFSU Gerontology Advisory Council elects new leaders

The SF State Gerontology Program receives guidance and support from an external advisory council composed of up to 16 members representing a variety of aging-related agencies, organizations and services across the SF Bay Area. The council advises the program regarding current and future activities; supports the development of financial and other resources; offers guest lectures [...]

By | 2018-02-28T12:35:58+00:00 February 28th, 2018|News, Senior Living|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Crafts With Girl Scout Troop 10949

Kentfield, CA (02/09/2018) – “Alone we can do little; together, we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller  Local Girl Scout Troop 10949 from the 4th grade at Bacich Elementary School in Greenbrae were our local heroes for February. They joined our residents on the 9th for a Valentine assembly session to benefit children at [...]

By | 2018-02-23T13:36:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Activities, Events, Holidays, Senior Living|0 Comments

Outdoor Adventure to WildCare

San Rafael, CA (01/23/2018) – “A simple act of kindness and compassion towards a single animal may not mean anything to all creatures, but will mean everything to one.” ― Paul Oxton  Who knew we would be able to find the wild so close to Kentfield? Well, we recently visited a hidden gem in San [...]

Second Annual Black & White Ball

Kentfield, CA (01/09/2018) – “Dancing is the art of getting your feet out of the way faster than your partner can step on them.”  WindChime of Marin held our second annual Black & White Ball on Tuesday, January 9th and brought in the New Year in style. Our Business Office Director, Lorna Lopez used [...]

By | 2018-01-16T13:24:21+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Activities, Events, Vibrant Life, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Windchime of Marin visits the Walt Disney Family Museum

The Presidio, San Francisco, CA (12/20/2017) – “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney This beautiful weather we’ve been having this December lent itself to a field trip to San Francisco, where we visited the Walt [...]

By | 2017-12-22T10:04:03+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Activities, Events, Vibrant Life, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Livin’ the Dream: A Cruise Aboard the Coral Princess

Pier 27, San Francisco, CA (10/27/2017) – “I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky. And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.”- John Masefield Our latest Livin’ the Dream participant, Mr. Barry H., told us his dream was to [...]

32nd Annual Marin Senior Information Fair

San Rafael, CA (10/25/2017) – WindChime of Marin took part in the 32nd Annual Marin Senior Information Fair on Wednesday, October 25th. The annual fair is put on by a group of 15-20 volunteers from Bay area businesses, local nonprofit organizations and retirees from around the County work all year to plan the Fair [...]

By | 2017-11-02T15:23:38+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EvoSmile to Offer Free Dental Exams On Site!

Kentfield, CA (10/09/2017) – According to the American Dental Association’s website, “Patients with severe cognitive impairment, including dementia, are at increased risk for caries [cavities], periodontal disease [tooth loss], and oral infection because of decreased ability to engage in self-care. Education of the caregiver, as well as the patient, is an important part of the [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:55:07+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Health, Senior Living|0 Comments