October is Aging in Place Successfully Month! Aging in place allows one to remain living in the same environment while receiving necessary assistance and care to deal with the intricacies of growing older. Through the development of cohousing situations, the village movement, and other means, it is becoming easier for seniors to remain where theyRead more
How often can your enjoyment of good food and dessert be an actual help to those who are hungry? At least once a year if you participate in the Dine Out for Meals on Wheels fundraiser! Yesterday afternoon Residents of the Waters Edge Lodge and Elders Inn on Webster join together over ice cream atRead more
Tomorrow Residents and Staff of Alameda Elder Communities will be participating in the Dine Out for Meals on Wheels fundraiser. Please join us as we enjoy ice cream at Tucker’s and dinner at Tomatina’s restaurant!Read more
During the retirement phase of the family life cycle, many changes occur in your life. Welcoming new family members or seeing others leave your family is often a large part of this stage as your children marry or divorce or you become a grandparent.
This stage can be a great adventure where you are free from
In this article, writer Angela Hill outlines different aspects of aging and how it is important for seniors and family members to discuss and prepare for the future.Read more
Older Americans who are “aging in place” are in danger of being stuck at home due to limited public transportation options. Even though the Bay Area is ranked as one of the highest in the nation for public transportation it is still stranding an estimated 135,000 seniors, which is a 35% increase since 2000. Studies suggest that the numbers of isolated seniors will increase in the near future if Congress moves forward with its plan to cut funding to public transportation services.Read more
How this chronic form of stress can lead to heart disease
Lead writer: Ray Hainer
Being alone can break your heart—literally.
People who lack a strong network of friends and family are at greater risk of developing—and dying from—heart disease, research shows. According to some studies, the risk of solitude is comparable
Alameda, CA, April 18, 2011— Alameda residents living in Waters Edge Lodge at Harbor Bay and Elders Inn on Webster Street reported sightings of a six-foot tall Easter Bunny hopping through their communities this past weekend.
Families of the residents and staff of both the Lodge, a senior assisted living facility and the Elders Inn,
Diabetes mellitus us a common disease in elderly; the majority of people with diabetes are aged over 65 years. The risk of hip fractures is 1.5 to 12 times higher in patients with diabetes compared to non-diabetic patients. Furthermore, patients with diabetes are at heightened risk for atypical fractures. Below is a summary of anRead more
We are all so proud of Brian Wong, a long time volunteer at the Waters Edge Lodge, and congratulate him on his receipt of the Jefferson Award. Brian is an amazing young man who not only excels in school and tennis but generously and graciously gives his time to play the piano for our residents.Read more
- Elders Inn 1721 Webster St Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 521-9200
- The Lodge 801 Island Drive Alameda, CA 94502 (510) 748-4300
- Phoenix Commons 340 29th Ave Oakland, CA 94601 (510) 217-8527
- AES Therapy & Fitness 1725 Webster StreetAlameda, CA 94501 (510) 748-0158