Sometimes there are more questions than answers.

2020-12-31T00:54:13+00:00

This month, I had the opportunity to work with several low-income older adults regarding changes they wanted to make in their living situations. We read a lot in the newspapers about the need for "affordable" housing in Napa ... but, this is usually for working adults, or people with families. [...]

Sometimes there are more questions than answers.2020-12-31T00:54:13+00:00

Pandemic Stress

2020-11-30T18:09:19+00:00

The unraveling of status quo started a few months ago. What was deemed "manageable" by many older people confined at home, has begun to fray. Social isolation is taking a toll. Without witnesses and social support, strokes are undetected, forgetfulness progresses into full blown dementia and fear has moved into [...]

Pandemic Stress2020-11-30T18:09:19+00:00

Women of a Certain Age

2020-10-19T20:38:31+00:00

I go on Medicare November 1. I am mostly worried that doctors will not provide me with the care that I will need over time. I know that old women do not get the attention or ear of their mostly male doctors. I know because for the past forty years, I've been taking [...]

Women of a Certain Age2020-10-19T20:38:31+00:00

Truths About Aging We’d Rather Not Face

2020-09-29T17:17:44+00:00

Life gets harder.  By the time a person reaches 80, they've had many losses and experiences that have shocked them into the reality of frailty and vulnerability.  And, without tools or information on how to manage all this emotional pain, many older people become estranged, isolated and depressed. Share the Care visits were [...]

Truths About Aging We’d Rather Not Face2020-09-29T17:17:44+00:00

The smallest bit of help can sometimes make the biggest impact. If you can help us, please do.

2020-08-12T17:23:12+00:00

COVID-19 has shocked us into a new reality.  For those over age 65, the last five months have proven particularly challenging.  Not only are we asked to shelter in place, but if there’s a fall or other healthcare crisis, we worry about not only going to the hospital, but how [...]

The smallest bit of help can sometimes make the biggest impact. If you can help us, please do.2020-08-12T17:23:12+00:00

Share The Care Napa Valley Grows into New Role During Covid Crisis

2020-07-30T15:35:19+00:00

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 [...]

Share The Care Napa Valley Grows into New Role During Covid Crisis2020-07-30T15:35:19+00:00

Yvonne Baginski Wins Bay Area Jefferson Award For Public Service!

2020-01-17T18:01:04+00:00

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. [...]

Yvonne Baginski Wins Bay Area Jefferson Award For Public Service!2020-01-17T18:01:04+00:00

Share the Care teams up with the Give!Guide

2019-10-30T15:24:15+00:00

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 [...]

Share the Care teams up with the Give!Guide2019-10-30T15:24:15+00:00

Your Turn: Many ways to make life better for seniors

2019-01-22T21:04:04+00:00

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 [...]

Your Turn: Many ways to make life better for seniors2019-01-22T21:04:04+00:00
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