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Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Rates to Increase in 2019
Image December 19, 2018 ALW Provider Forum,General Information Kylie Teele

At CiminoCare, we are proud to be advocates for the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) program in California and take pride in sharing information that affects the program. Mark Cimino, CEO of CiminoCare, contacted the department in advance to get more information on the new rates before their official publication so that other ALW providers can

Relief Potentially On the Way as State Recognizes Need for Additional Low-Income Senior Care Options
Image June 22, 2018 General Information CiminoCare

As strong advocates for affordable senior living options, CiminoCare has led efforts to expand the Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALW) in California. New legislation currently in the works would increase the program’s coverage from 3,700 people to 18,500, and move the benefits beyond the existing 15 counties where the program is currently available. A win-win,

CiminoCare Brings Assisted Living to San Francisco’s Historic Portola District
April 25, 2018 Assisted Living,Portola Gardens CiminoCare

Assisted Living Community Renamed ‘Portola Gardens’ to Reflect Neighborhood Heritage  Residents at Portola Gardens senior living community enjoy all the benefits of living in San Francisco’s historic Garden District. At the heart of this community is the nostalgic Colonial Revival building featuring a private backyard and gardens ideal for visiting and outdoor activities. Inside, residents

Governor’s Budget Includes Funding for Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Expansion
January 18, 2018 ALW Provider Forum,CiminoCare,Community Event CiminoCare

Funding will add an additional 2,000 slots to the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) program starting June 1, 2018 Hello Friends,   We would like to share some exciting news with regard to the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) program! The Governor’s budget, which was released on January 10, 2018, includes funding to add an additional 2,000

Scheduled Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Program Payment Rate Corrections
December 17, 2017 Assisted Living,CiminoCare,Community Event CiminoCare

Updates Provided by the Department of Health Care Services   We would like to share some pertinent updates with regard to recent Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) program payment rate corrections that have been scheduled. Please see the relevant information below that we are sharing on behalf of the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Conduent

CiminoCare’s CEO Calls for Lift on Arbitrary Ceiling for Assisted Living Waiver Program, in Testimony to the California State Assembly
Image November 8, 2017 Assisted Living,CiminoCare CiminoCare

Mark J. Cimino, CEO of CiminoCare Testifies Before the California State Assembly   CiminoCare’s CEO, Mark J. Cimino, was honored to testify before the California State Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee on October 25, 2017. In this informational hearing on Services for Seniors, Mr. Cimino was asked to report on the Assisted Living Waiver

CiminoCare Angels Walked to End Alzheimer’s in Honor of Our Residents
Image October 31, 2017 Alzheimer's,CiminoCare,Community Event,Uncategorized CiminoCare

CiminoCare Staff, Families, Friends, (and Dogs!) Raised Awareness for Alzheimer’s in San Francisco, Sacramento and Stockton CiminoCare staff, families and friends were out raising awareness and funds at the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s participating in three cities this year – San Francisco on September 10th, Sacramento on September 24th and Stockton on October 14th!

Burlingame Villa Memory Care Residents Inspired by Art Reflection Program
Image October 17, 2017 Assisted Living,CiminoCare,Uncategorized CiminoCare

CiminoCare was overjoyed at receiving this lovely letter from the Activity Specialist at the Hummingbird Project. The Hummingbird Project visited Burlingame Villa on October 11th presenting their art program. The residents were truly inspired by this wonderful program. Thank you Hummingbird Project! Dear MaryAnn and Ana, Please find below the report of the Art Reflections

Mills Estate Villa in Hosts Family Appreciation Luncheon
Image September 25, 2017 Assisted Living,Uncategorized CiminoCare

Celebrating National Assisted Living Week – Family is Forever! On Saturday, September 16 Mills Estate Villa had the honor of hosting many family members for our “Family Appreciation Luncheon” which was the highlight of National Assisted Living Week celebrations  The festivities were upbeat and joyful including the entertainment by Kevin Embleton, singer/songwriter.  It was a

CiminoCare Gets Ready to Celebrate National Assisted Living Week® at Our Communities
September 5, 2017 CiminoCare,Community Event,Uncategorized CiminoCare

National Assisted Living Week® is from September 10 – 16, 2017 Established by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995, National Assisted Living Week® provides a unique opportunity for residents, their loved ones, staff, volunteers, and the surrounding communities to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals