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How to Choose an Assisted Living Community for Your Senior Loved One

Have you noticed that your senior loved one has been needing a little more help than usual these days? Maybe he or she is having trouble navigating the stairs, or has had some falls recently. Perhaps you’ve noticed that their home is not quite as clean as it used to be, or you’ve noticed expired […]

What Caregivers Should Know Before Choosing Memory Care

At some point during your loved one’s journey with dementia, he or she will require around-the-clock care in order to live safely. Generally, this occurs in a Memory Care community – a facility that’s been designed specifically to meet the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of cognitive issues. Even if your loved […]

Why Assisted Living Is the Key to Health and Longevity for Seniors

Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life – emphasis on the healthy. As Americans naturally are becoming more and more long-lived thanks to a focus on wellness and medical advancements, the goal of remaining active and healthy in your senior years has become more and more important to today’s older adults. This thinking is also […]

5 Tips for Finding the Best Memory Care for a Senior Loved One

If you have a loved one with dementia, there will come a time when they need more assistance than you yourself can provide. Although this can be a hard realization to come to, it truly is the kindest thing you can do for yourself and for your loved one, says Andrea Campisi, Marketing and Admissions […]

What Artful Living Means at The Reutlinger Community

What does it mean to live an “artful life?” Simply put, it means a life that is filled with art – the art you consume, the art you create, the art you share. It’s about appreciating and creating art for its own sake, without thought to gaining fame or fortune or anything other than leaving the […]

FAQs Regarding Reutlinger Affiliation with Eskaton

Q. Are Jewish values, heritage and identity at risk at Reutlinger? The agreement between Reutlinger and Eskaton was drafted with an emphasis on maintaining Reutlinger’s community culture and heritage and a focus on the continued fiscal health of the community to maintain and improve quality care. In particular, the agreement explicitly protects Reutlinger’s name and […]

Inquiries Regarding The Reutlinger Community’s Affiliation Plan with Eskaton

To the East Bay Jewish community, The Reutlinger Community intends to affiliate with Eskaton, a Sacramento-based senior living nonprofit, to sustain our East Bay Jewish community, reflect its religious and cultural traditions and enhance its quality of care well into the future. We look forward to ongoing collaboration, discussion and transparency with our residents, their […]

Paintings of Jewish life in prewar Poland at Reutlinger

A new exhibit at the Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger Community in Danville features reproductions of famed Polish artist Moshe Rynecki’s paintings of prewar Jewish life in Warsaw. Oakland resident Elizabeth Rynecki, the artist’s great-granddaughter, discovered the journals of Moshe’s son George after his death, which inspired her to write a book called “Chasing […]

New Year and a New Lifestyle That Enlivens the Spirit

What New Year’s resolutions did you make for 2020? Even if you didn’t “officially” make any promises when the ball dropped on December 31, we imagine that you’d like the new year to be filled with happiness, friends, family and a lifestyle that engages and fulfills. “No matter how old or young we are, there’s […]