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  • From the Recent Town Hall Forum

    Presentations from the recent Town Hall Forum entitled, "Smart Planning for the Alzheimer's Caregiver Journey," are now available. The materials that were presented at the Town Hall Forum on July 24 have been uploaded to...

  • Smart Planning for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

    Join us for the next Town Hall Forum, an educational seminar for family caregivers of those with dementia on July 24 at the Bonita Golf Course in South San Diego County. Experts from the field of geriatric psychiatry and...

  • Come See a Preview of the Newest Community

    ActivCare at Mission Bay announces the opening of its customer Information Center. Visitors can stop by the new Information Center to learn more about the newest ActivCare community that is now under construction and sla...

  • from the Alzheimer's Association®

    The Alzheimer's Association has published an updated version of their facts and figures about Alzheimer's Disease for 2014.  Did you know that Alzheimer's Disease is only cause of death among the top 10 in America ...

  • Attention Veterans and Surviving Spouses:

    Are you aware of the tax-free long-term care pension available? Learn more at the Aid & Attendance Benefit Seminar on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at ActivCare at Bressi Ranch. Veteran advocate Steve Armendariz will be t...

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Tips

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia? Here’s a memory care tip from ActivCare Living: Avoid multi-step tasks. Requesting tasks with many steps will sometimes overwhelm someone with Alz...

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiving Tips

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia? Here’s a memory care tip from ActivCare Living: Lead by touch. A gentle hand over hand and palm in the middle of the back provide both security a...

  • Build Trust and Rapport with Those with Alzheimer's

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia? Here’s a memory care tip from ActivCare Living: Compliments go a long way in building trust and rapport with those with Alzheimer’s. With a ...

  • Simple Tips for Caring for those with Dementia and Alzeimer's

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia? Here’s a memory care tip from ActivCare Living: Choose finger food for calories. Pacing and restlessness is common with Alzheimer’s residents. Ba...

  • Next Seminar Slated for March 27

    ActivCare announces the next Town Hall Forum will take place on Thursday, March 27 at the Bonita Golf Club. "Answers for Caregivers" will feature experts from the field of geriatric psychiatry and dementia care shar...

  • Learn some easy ways to help your loved ones during the holidays

    Seasonal traditions are great triggers to start reminiscing discussions. Talk about carving pumpkins, making costumes for the kids and trick-or-treating as a great way to relive the happy milestones that come around ever...

  • November 6 at Bonita Golf Club

    Join us for a FREE educational seminar for family caregivers. Experts from the field of Alzheimer’s research, geriatric medicine and dementia care and services share their tips to prepare family caregivers to make ...

  • ActivCare at Rolling Hills Ranch Seeking Staff

    ActivCare Living, the locally owned operator of senior communities specializing in memory care, announced that it is now accepting applications for ActivCare at Rolling Hills Ranch in Chula Vista. The new community, curr...

  • Click on These Caregiver Resources

    The recent Town Hall Forum, The Team Approach to Alzheimer's Care, provided lots of useful information and some handy tips. Here are a few of the materials that were reviewed. Dr. Sewell's Presentation - How to Cope with...

  • A consistent habit of disrobing is not uncommon for dementia residents but it can be very challenging for family caregivers at home and can create a source of frustration and anger. Get creative to solve the source of t...

  • ActivCare Residents Receive the Red-Carpet Treatment at Pacific Ridge School

    Pacific Ridge School of Carlsbad is a community partner of ActivCare providing inter-generational activities semi-monthly throughout the school year. For a special treat, Pacific Ridge School arranged for ActivCare resid...

  • The Team Approach to Alzheimer’s Care

    A FREE educational seminar for family caregivers featuring medical and industry experts. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia requires a plan. You will gain a better understanding of how the diagnosis driv...

  • Now Taking Move-in Deposits

    ActivCare is pleased to announce the opening of its new Community Information Center at ActivCare at Rolling Hills Ranch. The Information Center provides information about the levels of care available at the new communit...

  • Download Presentations Here

    The most recent Town Hall Forum provided tips for Making a Plan - The Smart Approach to Future Alzheimer's Care Needs. Helpful information for family caregivers can be found in the speakers' presentations. You can access...

  • February 21, 2013 in Lake San Marcos Resort

    Making a Plan – The Smart Approach to Future Alzheimer’s Care Needs The next Town Hall Forum, a free educational seminar for family caregivers, is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Lake San...

  • Caregivers: It’s time to Rest, Relax and Rejuvenate. ActivCare is a proud sponsor of the Alzheimer's Consortium's free event on October 3 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm: A Day of Care for the Caregiver. This holistic eve...

  • ActivCare is starting to build its teams for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's and welcomes you to join our teams. ActivCare will be sponsoring three walks in October. Won't you join us? Select the walk near you and c...

  • Plan to attend the next Town Hall Forum, informational seminar for family caregivers of those with memory loss, on August 23. Entitled, "A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiving Journey: Practical Advice from Professionals...

  • ActivCare Living recently signed a sponsorship agreement to support the Alzheimer's Association San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter. This relationship will include sponsorships of the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's in ...

  • By Todd A. Shetter, COO of ActivCare Living, Inc.  Regardless if you are hiring a private duty caregiver to assist the family with a loved one at home 20 hours a week or hiring a full staff of caregivers and nurses fo...

  • By Philip R. Lepor, D.D.S. Could good oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings help prevent heart attack, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, as well as pancreatic, colon, and oral cancers? The lat...

  • How a positive attitude really can make a difference The reward of providing Alzheimer's care for others is most enjoyed when the caregiver is fulfilled. Taking care of yourself is just as important as caring for a loved...

  • For his ongoing leadership and advocacy of senior care issues, ActivCare Chief Operating Officer Todd A. Shetter was named Advocate of the Year by the California Assisted Living Association (CALA). Todd's continued commi...

  • ActivCare salutes the 25th Anniversary of Southern Caregiver Resource Center. As proud supporters of this valuable community resource, ActivCare senior executives W. Major Chance and Todd Shetter joined in the festivitie...

  • 10 Must Know Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Alzheimer's Communicating with someone who is experiencing a loss of cognitive function can often be a challenging task. Without instruction from a trained profess...

  • ActivCare founder and CEO, W. Major Chance, will be speaking at the upcoming Senior Living 100 Leadership & Strategy Conference on Monday, March 12 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego. Mr. Chance will speak ...

  • ActivCare Chairman and CEO, W. Major Chance, was recently recognized as an industry innovator in a recent article by the California Assisted Living Association publication, News & Views. Highlighting his achievements...

  • Here's a wonderful story that appeared on CBS News about how Improv helps those with Alzheimer's connect with others. Group activity programs such as Improv classes reinforce the need for social and cognitive stimulation...

  • In this weekend's paper, Parade Magazine featured an article with great tips for maintaining a healthy brain from Dr. Gary Small. We thought this advice was worth sharing. Click on the link to read more. How to Have An A...

  • As a pioneer in memory care, ActivCare Founder and Chief Executive Officer W. Major Chance was recognized for Making a Difference in San Diego by the Union-Tribune. Mr. Chance was instrumental in changing legislation to ...

  • Alzheimer's Caregiving: The Team ApproachCaring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia takes a dedicated team of family members, friends, medical professionals and experts. Join us for the next Town...

  • Health Care Group has changed its name to ActivCare Living to reflect its new focus on memory care. ActivCare started as a proprietary program in 1988. With its success and the growing need for dementia care, the company...

  • ActivCare Founder and Chief Executive Officer was recently highlighted in La Jolla Village News. As a pioneer in the development of memory care communities, Major was instrumental in changing legislation for specially de...

  • Short-term respite care is available at ActivCare at Bressi Ranch and ActivCare at Brittany House. If you are heading out of town or just need a break from caregiving, ActivCare communities offer respite stays for those ...

  • For those with Alzheimer's, sleep does not always come easily. The sleep-wake cycle can get reversed taking a toll on both the caregiver and the Alzheimer's patient. The Mayo Clinic has a helpful article about how to man...

  • San Diego Metro magazine just named W. Major Chance, founder and CEO of ActivCare, a Man Who Impacts San Diego. In the current issue of the publication, Chance and 19 others were lauded for their leadership and positive ...

  • A recent study in the Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment Journal found that one or two drinks a day could help lower your risk for Alzheimer's disease. But, before you pull that keg out remember the key to improved b...

  • The opening of ActivCare at Bressi Ranch made the news in San Diego yesterday. Both KNSD-TV (NBC) and KGTV (ABC) carried stories about the community opening. And, the Union-Tribune ran a story on the grand opening of the...

  • ActivCare at Bressi Ranch will host a Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House to commemorate its grand opening on November 8 from 2 pm to 4 pm. You will be able to tour this new memory care community and see how it is sp...

  • When a loved one is suffering from dementia it can be a stressful time for friends and family. Dementia and Alzheimer’s can be frightening terms for anyone to hear. While there is no known cure for Alzheimerâ€...

  • Being a family caregiver can be exhausting. And, it is difficult to provide your best care when you are worn out. ActivCare invites you to enjoy a day of nurturing for family caregivers of those with Alzheimer's or demen...

  • In a recent column, Dear Abby cites options for care for those with Alzheimer's and related dementia. When home is no longer an option, residential memory care can provide a new life for a loved one with Alzheimer's. Rea...

  • Show your support of ending Alzheimer's disease by wearing purple tomorrow on World Alzheimer's Action Day. Pull out your favorite purple apparel and bring awareness to ending Alzheimer's. Learn more here. ...

  • ActivCare at Bressi Ranch is accepting applications and interviewing for the following positions: Memory Care Program Director-LVN Maintenance Director Food Services Director Full and Part Time LVNs Caregivers Act...

  • The Aging Brain & Maintaining WellnessThe next Town Hall Forum is scheduled for August 4 at the Boys & Girls Clubs at Bressi Ranch. Dan Sewell, M.D. and Neil Levine, M.D. will present helpful tips on maintaini...

  • Sponsors Walk to End Alzheimer'sActivCare at Bressi Ranch is proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's at Oceanside Pier on October 29, 2011. The 2-mile walk is slated to begin at 4 pm. Join us...

  • ActivCare at Bressi Ranch is Coming Soon!Construction is well underway for the newest ActivCare community, ActivCare at Bressi Ranch. Located in charming Carlsbad, this specialized senior living community will serve the ...