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Atria Senior Living Receives the 2017 Elevate Award
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Atria Senior Living Receives the 2017 Elevate Award

Last week, CALA awarded the 2017 Elevate Award. The Elevate Award recognizes providers who create and implement programs that elevate residents’ and staff members’ quality of life and engage the community. Atria Senior Living: the Legato® Music Program Atria Senior Living is receiving this award for their innovative memory care music program known as the Legato Program. The motto of the program is … Continue reading

2017 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Northern California
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2017 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Northern California

This week, CALA awarded the 2017 Excellence in Service Awards for Northern California. Three exceptional Assisted Living employees were cheered at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show by a room full of their friends, family members, and co-workers. Outstanding Team Member: Candice Nutting Residents and staff describe Nutting, lead housekeeper at Eskaton Village Grass Valley, … Continue reading

Participate in Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month this June
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Participate in Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month this June

Tomorrow is the first day of June…the beginning of summer vacation for many students and a month that people typically think of as relaxing and fun. But this month, rather than going to the beach, people across the nation will be “going purple” to raise awareness of a very serious cause. That’s because June is Alzheimer’s and … Continue reading

Scott Bush, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Scott Bush, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Jean Luc Picard knew the importance of engagement. As the captain of the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation, he had to manage interactions among his crew as well as between his ship and a variety of alien lifeforms. But how can we bring Picard’s engage-ing leadership skills to our own roles?   During Wednesday’s … Continue reading

Matt Tenney, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Matt Tenney, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Ancient Roman poet Horace wrote “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.” The truth of this can be heard during the Monday general session at CALA’s Spring Conference & Trade Show, when Matt Tenney will share his story of overcoming the darkest time of his life and finding his … Continue reading