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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Fleet Week 2017

Fort Baker, GGNRA (10/06/2017) - Fleet Week is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major cities for one week. Once the ships dock, the crews can enter the city and visit [...]

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA (09/10/2017) -- Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against [...]

Helping the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Team In Training (TNT)

Nicasio, CA (09/09/17) - “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle, Scientific [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:14:09+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Activities, Events, News, Senior Living, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Picnic Lunch at Bicentennial Campground

Fort Cronkhite, Marin Headlands, CA (9/1/2017) – “Cannon to the right of them, Cannon to the left of them, Cannon in front of them, Volley’ed and thundered.” – The Charge of the Light Brigade The recent heat wave in the Bay Area forced us out of Kentfield Marin Headlands in search of cooler air. [...]