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Get Vaccinated During National Influenza Vaccination Week
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Get Vaccinated During National Influenza Vaccination Week

Sure, it’s sometimes inconvenient, or even unpleasant, to get a flu shot. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), you can infect loved ones with the flu before you even start exhibiting symptoms. If you’re visiting family and friends this holiday, especially those in high-risk groups such as adults over 65, … Continue reading

Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter
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Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association announced last month that Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., has been named executive director of its Northern California/Northern Nevada chapter. According to a press release, Dr. Edgerly previously served as the chief program officer for the chapter and held a central leadership role since 1995. The release continues: During her time with the Alzheimer’s Association, … Continue reading

Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show
Education

Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show

This October, a record-breaking 850-plus members and supporters gathered together to Aspire to greatness—in professionalism, innovation, service, and care. We Took a Deep Dive into Quality of Life Whether we were learning about the needs of today’s residents in Resident and Family Insights on Quality of Life & Satisfaction, getting ready for the future in Demystifing Successful … Continue reading

Aegis Living Receives the 2016 Elevate Award
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Aegis Living Receives the 2016 Elevate Award

Last week, CALA awarded one of our provider members the inaugural Elevate Award. The Elevate Award recognizes assisted living providers who create and implement programs that elevate residents’ and staff members’ quality of life and engage the community. Aegis Living: the Aegis Crisis File Program Aegis Living is receiving this award for their innovative crisis planning program known as … Continue reading

2016 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Southern California
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2016 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Southern California

This week, CALA awarded the 2016 Excellence in Service Awards for Southern California. Four exceptional Assisted Living employees were cheered at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show by a room full of their friends, family members, and co-workers. Outstanding Caregiver: Stephanie “Nikki” Campbell Campbell has served as a resident care associate in the Clare Bridge Memory Care neighborhood … Continue reading

Thankful: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Thankful: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

The season of gratitude is just around the corner…as Thanksgiving and the holidays approach, we are feeling thankful, as always, for the amazing professionals that care for California’s seniors each day. For the next Creative View (a special section in each issue of CALA News & Views), we’re hoping to create something special, with your help: a collaborative poem. Collaborative … Continue reading