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Groundbreaking Study Shows Positive Impact of Assisted Living on Seniors’ Quality of Life
Community

Groundbreaking Study Shows Positive Impact of Assisted Living on Seniors’ Quality of Life

ProMatura, a global market research firm, has concluded a first-of-its-kind study of Assisted Living residents and family members that details the impact this popular care model is having on the lives of California’s seniors. “This study is key to our understanding of how residents are benefitting from the Assisted Living environment as they enter a … Continue reading

CALA Remembers Memory Care Pioneer W. Major Chance
Rememberance

CALA Remembers Memory Care Pioneer W. Major Chance

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of W. Major Chance, founder and executive chairman of ActivCare Living. A founding member of CALA (previously known as CALFA), and a trailblazer in serving those with dementia, Major led the fight to enable residents with dementia to live in a secured Assisted Living setting. … Continue reading

David Logan, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show
Education

David Logan, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show

From cult classics like Back to the Future to recent sci fi blockbusters like Interstellar, the motif of time travel has always held fascination. There’s a reason for that…who wouldn’t jump at the chance to go back and change our future for the better? But what if there’s a way to make those changes without traveling through time? During the … Continue reading

Aspire: A Matter of Balance at Carlton of San Leandro
Health

Aspire: A Matter of Balance at Carlton of San Leandro

CALA’s 2016 theme, Aspire, challenges our members and supporters to look forward to the future we are creating for our residents, explore new ways of delivering quality care, and celebrate what has always made us great. Today, we’re bringing you the story of Carlton of San Leandro bringing the fall prevention program A Matter of … Continue reading

Advocates in Action: Huntington Terrace Hosts Field Rep for Assemblymember Harper
Advocacy

Advocates in Action: Huntington Terrace Hosts Field Rep for Assemblymember Harper

One of CALA’s most important functions is advocating on members’ behalf at the Capitol and across the state, and we rely on our members to help in these efforts by building relationships at the local level with legislative offices and the general public. That’s why CALA formed the Advocates in Action, an interactive program to facilitate our … Continue reading

CALA’s 2016 Day in Your District
Advocacy

CALA’s 2016 Day in Your District

Here at CALA, we’ve been thinking about the phrase, “Think Global, Act Local,” Rooted in environmentalism, the phrase has now come to mean the importance of making a large, worldwide impact by enacting change at a local level. And that’s the perfect description for the impact of CALA’s Day in Your District. During the seventh annual Day in Your … Continue reading