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Yolo Alzheimer’s Cafe – March 16, 2017

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Senior Care in Sacramento CA: Yolo Alzheimer’s Cafe – March 16, 2017

March’s Edition of the Yolo Alzheimer’s Café was something to toast! This month’s theme was St. Patrick’s Day and we had tons of fun! We started the party by sharing facts and reminiscing while enjoying a delicious snack and green punch.

Although the Irish take credit for the claiming of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, it is a holiday that has come to be celebrated by people of all backgrounds and event celebrated by people of different faiths. St. Patrick is well known to be the patron saint that the holiday was named and associated with but did you know that St. Patrick wasn’t even Irish?? St. Patrick is said to have been born in Bannavem Taberniae in his autobiography and while little is known about his birthplace, it is believed to be in England. St. Patrick converted many Irish natives to Christianity over a 40 year span and was named patron St. Patrick for his actions and not for his birthplace.

After sharing facts and stories, it was craft time and what better craft for St. Patrick’s Day then making your very own leprechaun. We used popsicle sticks and orange, green, black and yellow paint. We then glued on bobble eyes and voila! Next, we enjoyed a very spirited game of can toss. The top winners got special prizes!

While the Café is a free monthly social gathering for caregivers & family members with Alzheimer’s, we also welcome all community members to join us to meet new friends, enjoy music, fun activities & refreshments! We are also looking for more companies or organizations to join us in sponsoring or also for volunteers.

If you have questions, please contact, April Carni at (916) 924-9111.

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Jason Wu, President

President at ApexCare
I first became aware of the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease ten years ago when my grandmother was diagnosed with this disease.I saw firsthand how critical it was to have a loving family or caregiver to ensure my grandmother’s safety and daily well-being.My grandmother was fortunate enough to have close family members who cared for her as her Alzheimer’s disease progressed.

Since then, I have had a strong interest in helping and supporting our senior community as they age and are unable to care for themselves.Coming from a family of physicians, I am excited to be involved in the medical community by providing the highest levels of non-clinical in-home care to our clients and their families.With my work experience, I firmly believe that ApexCare can touch many lives and have a great impact on our local senior community.

Prior to joining ApexCare, I worked in a wide variety of industries and have owned multiple businesses ranging from construction to mortgage banking.Outside of work, I am an active youth soccer and basketball coach, having coached recreational soccer for over 8 years and elementary school basketball for over 4 years.I graduated with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.My career has been focused on building great organizations that deliver the highest absolute levels of service to our clients.I look forward to continuing this passion with ApexCare.