UC Davis Partners with The Connected Horse Project to Study Guided Horse Therapy for People with Dementia
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UC Davis Partners with The Connected Horse Project to Study Guided Horse Therapy for People with Dementia

A quiet woman who had advocated for the underserved until the effects of her dementia forced her retirement, Maria walks slowly into the barn with her care partner. Axle, a large bay horse, pops his head over the stall door to greet the strangers. Maria approaches Axle, who is at least 10 times her weight. … Continue reading

Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter
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Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association announced last month that Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., has been named executive director of its Northern California/Northern Nevada chapter. According to a press release, Dr. Edgerly previously served as the chief program officer for the chapter and held a central leadership role since 1995. The release continues: During her time with the Alzheimer’s Association, … Continue reading

Who Greeted CALA Staff at the State Capitol?
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Who Greeted CALA Staff at the State Capitol?

Greetings from the State Capitol! We have been hard at work hanging more than 90 pieces of art by residents of CALA member communities for the California Inspires! art show at the Eureka Room in the capitol building. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a very friendly face: Sutter Brown, Governor Jerry Brown’s personable (and … Continue reading

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Foodies Rejoice! Sunrise Senior Living Launches New Food Blog

Julia Child once said, “Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.” Indeed, food is an integral component of daily life, necessary for both nutrition and enjoyment. In recognition of this, and of the important role that food plays … Continue reading