Entries by Sean O'Shea

Seniors: Beating the Heat

Such drastic weather changes this past week going from 65 most of the spring to 105 in the valley and 99 in the East Bay.. foosh ☀️!!  In summer and late spring, warm weather is expected, and often welcome, but when it comes on sudden and very strong, it can be a very dangerous situation for

Senior Safety: Correct Walker Use

Senior Saftey tips continue as a theme this month and this one comes from the Mayo Clinic.  You see it all the time, at least outside our facilities, seniors walking around pushing their walkers with their entire weight on them hunched over with elbows bent.. -making it appear that this seems like the way walkers

Senior Safety: Bathroom Safety

June is “Senior Safety Month”. As part of that, we’ll be posting tips for caregivers every week. The video shared below promotes a variety of tools for seniors to maintain their own independence in what has been proven to be a risky place for seniors, the bathroom.
Having a rollator style walker is one thing

In the News.. Christopher Nguyen our talented young pianist volunteer as featured on KTVU

Meet Christopher Nguyen, a Bay Area 12-year-old who has been using his passion for classical piano to inspire senior residents of The Lodge for five years and counting. Christopher’s inspiring story was recently featured on KTVU. Check out his talent below!

Introducing the Talented Christopher Nguyen!
Meet Christopher Nguyen, a Bay Area

Senior Health and Fitness Day Tomorrow!

As originally featured in the Patch by Carolyn Avery
Please join the 26th annual Senior Health & Fitness Day for seniors and their families on Wednesday, May 29th from 1pm to 3 pm at Mastick Senior Center at 1155 Santa Clara Ave. in Alameda. RSVP here.
This event is part of a nationwide celebration of senior fitness.