People don't want to go into nursing homes, or any congregate living situation right now. And, who can blame them? As COVID sweeps through facilities, it is impossible to keep everyone safe. Staying home might be a better alternative. To stay home, people need to be outfitted with the right [...]
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Yvonne Baginski, Director of Share the Care Napa Valley, wins Jefferson Award! Share the Care received the Jefferson Award in January 2020 for "Multiplying Good in the Power of Service to Others." Director, Yvonne Baginski accepted the award alongside the 59 recipients representing volunteer efforts in 9 Bay Area Counties. [...]
DONATE through December 31st! Share the Care is thrilled to be part of the Give!Guide this year. We are hoping to raise $20,000....will you help? The Give!Guide will be distributed in the Napa Valley Marketplace magazine, and there are piles available in stores and gathering places all over town. You [...]
A Special Presentation by Yvonne Baginski on May 20, 2019 My dad died on March 18. He died alone. An unknown caregiver at his side, in an assisted living apartment he had moved into just three weeks earlier. He died in pain. He suffered. I wish it was different. But [...]
Jan 16, 2019 : Original article in the Napa Register. Napans are great at reacting and helping during emergencies. A fire, an accident, a one-for-all effort brings in responses from just about every facet of society. There is a heart glow in helping and being of service in the company [...]
Original article in the Napa Register. Ralph Anzellotti retired to Napa five years ago, but he isn’t spending his days basking in the Napa Valley lifestyle like some might expect. Rather than sipping the latest vintages while taking in wine country views, Anzellotti, 67, spends his free time on his [...]
Many people, especially the elderly, will spend the holidays alone. But a little known program, called Share the Care is changing that. Funded by a private foundation in Napa as a start-up 5 years ago, Share the Care is a program that aims to be responsive to the human needs [...]
Biologist, Kenny Wilson, a scientist from the Buck Institute on Aging, will be speaking on "Dietary Restriction and Longevity" at the next Napa Valley Alliance on Aging meeting - Tuesday, July 10th from Noon - 1pm at 3448 Villa Lane. The Napa Valley Alliance on Aging is a networking organization [...]
Share the Care has two new board members. We are welcoming Marta Amaton and Shawna Tronconi. They both bring immense value to our organization! We are on the lookout for new volunteer board members - if you want to be a part of building a new and effective agency that [...]
Let's keep home health supplies and medical equipment out of landfill. Up-cycle, Exchange, and Reuse! Items can be dropped off at 3205 Montclair Ave. in Napa. Current list of front porch items: FURNITURE & MISC OVER THE BED HOSPITAL TABLE BED RAILS THICKENED WATER, SINGLE SERVINGS - SEVERAL UNOPENED CASES [...]