Entries by Adrienne

Preserving Their Dignity: Utilizing Technology in Caregiving (Part 4 of 4)

At The Reutlinger Community, we strive to educate residents, future residents and adult children about all aspects of the dementia process and best practices for ensuring the best quality of life for your loved one – and yourself. In this four-part series, we discuss the importance of providing dignity throughout the dementia journey and how you […]

The Reutlinger Community and Eskaton Affiliation

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Will the Reutlinger Community maintain its Jewish values? A. The affiliation agreement unequivocally protects TRC’s religious and cultural Jewish values moving forward. The Reutlinger Community will continue to rely on the generosity and participation of the broader East Bay Jewish community for support, as it has over the past 70 years. Q. […]

Preserving Their Dignity: Tips for Difficult Conversations (Part 3 of 4)

At The Reutlinger Community, we strive to educate residents, future residents and adult children about all aspects of the dementia process and best practices for ensuring the best quality of life for your loved one – and yourself. In this four-part series, we discuss the importance of providing dignity throughout the dementia journey and how you […]

Preserving Their Dignity: Strategies for Coordinating Care (Part 2 of 4)

At The Reutlinger Community, we strive to educate residents, future residents and adult children about all aspects of the dementia process and best practices for ensuring the best quality of life for your loved one – and yourself. In this four-part series, we discuss the importance of providing dignity throughout the dementia journey and how you […]

Preserving Their Dignity: Humor in Caregiving (Part 1 of 4)

Dignity. It’s a big word that can hold a lot of different meanings. We say someone is “dignified” when they carry themselves well, are poised and command a presence – that they are worthy of respect or honor. The concept and discussion of dignity has been, through the millennia, a matter of philosophy, religion, human rights, […]

Celebrating Jewish Women of Valor During Women’s History Month

“A woman of valor, who can find? Far beyond pearls is her value.” – Proverbs 31:10 On March 8, we will celebrate International Women’s Day, a highlight of Women’s History Month. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, March has been designated as a month to highlight and celebrate the contributions of women both […]

From Kosher to Kosher-Style: How We Maintain Culture in Our Kitchen

The practice of keeping kosher, or following the laws of Kashruth, is an important tenet of Jewish faith and tradition. At The Reutlinger Community, our commitment to Jewish values means providing healthy and delicious dining options that help celebrate our traditions and faith. Our dining team works blends the latest trends with tradition to provide […]

Making Your Assisted Living Apartment Feel Like Home

One of the biggest reasons why a senior may hesitate to move into Assisted Living is because they don’t want to leave “home.” This can be both a practical matter (I don’t want to move my stuff, the house is paid off, it’s nice to have the extra space) or it can be an emotional […]

The Bay Area’s Premier Jewish Senior Living Community

Over 60 years ago, The Reutlinger Community was founded as the Home for Jewish Parents in Oakland, California. Since then, The Reutlinger Community has experienced growth and enhancement that have allowed them to provide high-quality health care and social support services to seniors – all within an environment that is committed to Jewish values. Offering […]