Latest Entries
Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show
Education

Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Monterey earlier this month for Elevate: CALA’s Spring Conference & Trade Show. Engage Education at Elevate is always, well, elevated. And this year was no different. Attendees looking for the latest in dementia care found it in sessions on programming, relationship-building, and research. Those interested in the … Continue reading

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

Participate in Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month this June

This June, people across the nation are raising awareness during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. There are many different ways people can do this, from wearing purple and sharing their stories on social media using the hashtag #ENDALZ to volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association. You can also raise awareness—and funds—this month by participating in The Longest … Continue reading

2019 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Northern California
Awards

2019 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Northern California

Today, CALA awarded the 2019 Excellence in Service Awards for Northern California. Four exceptional senior living employees were cheered at the 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show by a room full of their friends, family members, and co-workers. Outstanding Caregiver: Flor Amaya Flor Amaya has worked at Carlton Senior Living – Downtown Pleasant Hill for … Continue reading

CALA Awarded for Magazine Issues on Building Workforce, Combating Ageism
Awards

CALA Awarded for Magazine Issues on Building Workforce, Combating Ageism

We are all aging. But the ageist attitudes in our society can lead to poor outcomes and fears about our future. According to recent research, combating these attitudes can lower health care costs and the risk of dementia. It can also open doors for those looking for a career with purpose and growth. Both of … Continue reading

Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show
Education

Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show

“If you build it, they will come.” The mysterious whisper that Kevin Costner’s character heard in Field of Dreams gave him a purpose to pursue. On the surface, he was building a baseball field. But really, he was connecting with people and building relationships. The same can be said for senior living. We may be building … Continue reading