Welcome to Lincoln Glen -- A Caring Community for
NESTLED AMONG SIX ACRES in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood,
Lincoln Glen Manor is dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors by providing
four levels of care.
Conceived in 1965 by the Lincoln Glen
Church Congregation, Lincoln Glen Manor was built in 1969.
At that time, the community felt a responsibility to care
for their seniors. Thus, the concept of Lincoln Glen Manor
was instituted as a caring community for seniors adjacent to
Lincoln Glen Church. Today, Lincoln Glen Manor provides
four levels of care for seniors.
Perhaps you are a senior
citizen desiring to scale down your lifestyle from a large
family home to a cozy caring community? Or maybe you are at
the stage of life where you require a little help with daily
activities? Possibly you are in the need of daily nursing
care? Perhaps your loved one is struggling with Alzheimer's
Disease or dementia? Whatever your stage of life, Lincoln Glen Manor is the
optimum choice for enhancing the lives of seniors by
providing independent living, assisted living and skilled
New Memory Program - Music and Memory
Lincoln Glen is proud to announce Music and
Memory, a new program for residents of the Nursing facility and those who live in Sunshine Alley, our newest facility for
residents who have
memory impairments. Lincoln Glen activities staff have been trained
and certified to "set up personalized music playlists, delivered on
iPods, for residents in our care. These
musical favorites tap deep memories not lost to dementia and can
bring participants back to life, enabling them to feel like
themselves again, to converse, socialize and stay present."
and Memory's work is "rooted in extensive neuroscience research. The
results can be nothing short of miraculous."
Here's what NPR Science Friday has to say:
"Why do musical memories linger long after other memories have faded? That question is at the heart
of a new documentary, Alive Inside, which looks at the effects of music on people living with
Alzheimer’s and other age-related dementias. Film subjects Oliver Sacks and Dan Cohen explain
why music acts as a backdoor to memory and share tips for enjoying music with the elders in your
Tapping Into Musical Memory.
In addition, here is a link testifying to the benefit of the
Music and Memory on You Tube.
For more information about the Lincoln Glen Music and Memory
Program, please contact our Activities Department directly by
Telephone (408) 265-3222 or Email
New Ways to Volunteer at Lincoln Glen
Lincoln Glen Activities Department introduces a
new program for our volunteers.
offer many special events to residents each year. Now, it's easier
than ever to volunteer. We've joined iVolunteer Online, a new
service that lets you sign up for the job of your choice. The
iVolunteer Online program lists upcoming Lincoln Glen activities,
lets you select a volunteer job, and sends a confirmation email to
you and to our Activities department. It's easy and we believe it
will help you connect with us and keep us connected with you, as
We have added the iVolunteer Online link to the
Volunteer web page here
on our website. On the volunteer page please click on the
iVolunteer Online link and you will find a
list of events that need your support. At the iVolunteer
Online-Lincoln Glen page you may select the volunteer jobs you would
like. Once you've selected an event and a job, you'll receive a
NOTE: Before using the new program, all our
volunteers complete Orientation and the application process. Thanks
Lincoln Glen receives Honor: Women's choice Award for 2014
We are proud to announce that Lincoln Glen has received a 2014
Women's Choice Award.
Facilities that earned the America’s Best
for Extended Care Award had to have 25 or more residents, and have
received at least 19 combined stars in the four categories in the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMA) five-star rating
system. The CMS rating categories are for general and RN staffing,
quality rating and inspection survey rating. Recipients must also
have Medicare certification, full sprinkler systems and no recent
history of penalties or fines. Lincoln Glen Manor is among only 400
facilities to be awarded out of over 15,000 across the nation.
Videos that Showcase the Lincoln Glen Community of Care
Residents of the Lincoln Glen Community find so much to do,
enjoy and staff who care deeply.
Please click on the links below to watch videos that explain the Lincoln Glen Community :
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