Windward Life Care partners with organizations that share our mission to promote the well-being of those with specific health conditions as well as their caregivers. Windward welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with other organizations in ways that will amplify the benefits for the people that we serve. If you would like to learn more about Windward’s work in the community or explore partnering with Windward, please contact Julie Moore, Director of Business Development at [email protected]
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Windward Life Care is proud to serve as a case management provider for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The partnership was made possible by The Edward M. Dowd Personal Advocate Program through a major multiyear donation. The program helps ensure that the kind of personalized case management Windward provides is available to enhance the independent living capabilities and quality of life of people affected by MS in San Diego County.
Southern Caregiver Resource Center
Windward Life Care works with Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) to offer relief for family caregivers in San Diego. Respite provides family caregivers the opportunity to attend support groups and classes with the peace of mind that there is a qualified, professional caregiver there to attend to their loved one. SCRC contracts with select, professional home care agencies to offer this service.
Windward Life Care: Part of the Fabric of San Diego
Windward Life Care is proud of its dedicated staff, who give back to the San Diego County community in many impactful ways. Windward Life Care also sponsors the important work of various nonprofit organizations that support San Diego’s aging population and adults with disabilities. In addition to the list below, Windward participates in the San Diego County Council on Aging, Regional Home Care Council and Care Coalition.
Walk4ALZ San Diego
For the past two years, Team Windward Life Care has taken part in Walk4ALZ, San Diego’s largest Alzheimer’s walk with nearly 4,000 participants. Walk4ALZ is the only Alzheimer’s walk where 100% of every dollar raised stays in San Diego. These vital funds support free services for families and local research for a cure.
Julie Moore, Windward Life Care’s Director of Business Development, serves as a Chairperson for ElderHelp’s Essence of Life fundraiser and auction. ElderHelp provides personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. Through online learning and onsite education, ElderHelp supports employed family caregivers and local corporations. The Family Caregiver page can be found here.
Aging & Independence Services
Windward Life Care Vice President Susan Valoff is a member of San Diego County’s Aging & Independence Services (AIS) Advisory Council. As a division of Health and Human Services Agency, AIS provides a number of services to older adults, people with disabilities, and their family members with the goals of promoting safety, encouraging healthy and vital living, and publicizing the positive contributions made by older adults and persons with disabilities.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)
Windward Life Care is proud to support the work of the Consumer Advocates for RCFE (Residential Care Facility for the Elderly) Reform. CARR is dedicated to improving resident care in California’s assisted living facilities by educating consumers and increasing industry accountability. CARR actively collects and archives public records for research and analysis purposes and to inform their outreach and reform efforts. CARR created the Choose Well assisted living rating program for the County of San Diego.
George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers
Another Windward Life Care community partner, George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, Inc.®, is a nonprofit organization that provides specialized adult daycare services to individuals with dementia. Their newest center, Town Square®, replicates a 1950s-60s city, bringing attendees back to a familiar time and place. The concept is based on reminiscence therapy and is the first adult day care model of its kind in the nation. If you are interested in bringing a Town Square® to your community, please visit their website.
Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
Windward Life Care is a proud sponsor of the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center’s annual Healthy Aging Conference. The Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center assists seniors in enriching their lives and enhancing their health by providing resource information, social interaction, and intellectual stimulation for life-long well-being. Managed by a professional, knowledgeable staff and a dedicated volunteer board of directors, the Senior Center has been in operation for nearly three decades.