Davis Enterprise: Healthy Aging Alliance says thanks

June 14, 2018

Our thanks also to the many Yolo businesses and current and former YHAA Board members who donated items for our lively “Healthy Aging” auction and raffle. Because of our sponsors’ generous support and those who attended, we were able to surpass our goal, raising more than $17,000. Funds will be u...

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Davis Enterprise: Reframing Aging

April 18, 2018

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm $45 Tickets are available for the Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance’s “Reframing Aging” fundraising event, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in Davis. Guests will enjoy farm fresh food, wine, spa water and desserts. A silent auction of heal...

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Davis Enterprise: Seniors looking for room in Davis

April 15, 2018

“Each day I get five calls from low income seniors looking to find housing in Davis,” says Susan at Shasta Point Retirement Community. “And each day at least one senior arrives at Shasta Point anxious to get housing and hoping by turning up they may have a better chance than just calling.” They don’...

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Davis Enterprise: Senior housing project heads to City Council

April 13, 2018

The project is aimed at providing older Davis residents with more choices for remaining in Davis, primarily by downsizing from larger family homes and moving to a neighborhood designed for aging in place. The neighborhood, Taormino said, is designed to be walkable and to prevent chronic lonelines...

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Davis Enterprise: Learn how to prevent falls at free workshop

September 10, 2017

The Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance will offer a free workshop on how to prevent falls from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Data show that one in five falls causes a serious injury and 300,000 older people are hospitalized in the U.S. every year for hip fracture...

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Davis Enterprise: Davis needs an adult day program, resource center

May 26, 2017

In Davis, the numbers are higher than state averages for two reasons: Working caregivers often move aging parents to Davis and retirees rarely relocate. Both reasons are due to the fact that the Davis community is a desirable place to live. The series of articles this month have framed the challe...

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Davis Enterprise: Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Is Davis ready?

May 19, 2017

Chances are your life in some way has already been touched by Alzheimer’s disease, or the broader term, dementia. The impact on the individual, family and friends extends to the community, as service and support needs increase once the disease unfolds and takes its toll. The Alzheimer’s Associati...

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Davis Enterprise: The diagnosis is Alzheimer’s; what now?

May 12, 2017

You have known for some time that things were not quite right. The time had finally come to take Dad to the physician. You are mentally preparing for a diagnosis you have dreaded hearing out loud and have been denying for years. “Mr. Jones, your father has Alzheimer’s disease,” says the physician...

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