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

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 [...]

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art

Novato, CA (10/20/2017) – “The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.” ~ Pablo Picasso Marin County has no shortage of things to see and do, although some take a [...]

By | 2017-10-23T15:14:54+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Activities, Events, Vibrant Life, Windchime of Marin|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