Community Health Foundation – February 2024 Enews


Connecting Seniors with Technology

In July, the Foundation was awarded two technology-based grants to address the digital gap for older adults in our community. To distribute 450 iPads and 143 Claris Tablets we partnered with our local, nonprofit partners to help identify individuals with the greatest need, who would benefit most from receiving a device.

Read about this innovative program!


Managing Money Problems for People with Dementia

People with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia often have problems managing their money. Research shows that money problems may be one of the first noticeable signs of the disease.

Read the article here


The Results Are In: The NOAA Report

NOAA paints a picture of a vibrant, caring community committed to a thriving age-friendly Napa County. The data in this report summarizes themes from 1530 survey responses, 21 Key Informant Interviews, and 76 focus group participants.

Used thoughtfully and creatively, this data will inspire an action plan that uproots inequities to promote healthy aging for everyone in Napa County.

Download & Read the Report


Meet Will Marcencia:
Our New Foundation Board President

We are delighted to announce that Foundation board member, Will Marcencia has assumed the role of Board President.

Will joined our Board in January 2020 and has served as the Foundation’s Vice President since 2021.

Click Here to Read More

Liz at Day Program Table

Upcoming Classes, Support Groups,
and Workshops

Grief Support

We offer a variety of individual and group support for anyone in the community grieving.

To make an appointment or join a group click here


Mind Boosters

In-person: 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month
Providence Community Health (Collabria Care), 414 South Jefferson St., Napa.
10:00 am – 2:00 noon

Online: 2nd Thursday of the month
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Classes in Spanish are also available.

Information & Registration: Call Melissa Gerard at 707-815-6258


Monthly Lunch & Learn in Angwin

Fireside Room, Pacific Union College, 10 Angwin Ave., Angwin
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 7
Energy and Climate Change
Presenter: Floyd Hayes PhD, Professor of Biology, Pacific Union College

March 6
The Aging Brain
Presenters: Melissa Gerard & Chloe McCarthy, Providence

To Register and Reserve Your Lunch, call Rianda House at 707-963-8555

Monthly Caregiver Support Groups

For those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia

Tuesday Support Group - In Person
Providence Community Health, 414 South Jefferson St., Napa
Second Tuesday of the month; 10:30 a.m. - Noon.

Wednesday Support Group - Online
Third Wednesdays of the month, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday Support Group - Online
First and third Thursdays of the month, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Email Melissa Gerard to Register

Do You Know About PACE?
(Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)


PACE is an innovative full-service Healthcare and senior services program to keep you healthy and living at home. Watch this short video to find out more, visit our website, or call 707-254-4159 (TTY: 1-800-855-2880) to speak with a member of the PACE team.

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You can give gifts of joy, peace, and/or comfort at the same time! Consider adding an item to your cart for our patients and participants from our wish lists.

Day Program Wish List

Hospice Wish List

With Gratitude

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