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Exploring the Next Chapter of Assisted Living at the 2013 Fall Conference & Trade Show

The 2013 Fall Conference & Trade Show can be summed up in one word: wow! More than 650 Assisted Living professionals gathered in Rancho Mirage for three exciting days of high-level educational sessions, networking events, and the biggest trade show to date.

CALA 2013 Fall Conference & Trade ShowAttendees explored the “next chapter” in marketing, dementia care, activities, and operations from highly-rated session presenters. We enjoyed food, drink, and networking at the trade show and during Tuesday night’s Sunset BBQ. We welcomed the recipients of CALA’s student scholarships to the Fall Conference & Trade Show for the first time, and we honored the recipients of the Southern California Excellence in Service Awards.

CALA 2013 Southern California Excellence in Service Recipients

Here’s what attendees had to say about the dynamic three-day event:

Networking with people in the field is very valuable. The session topics were interesting. I found it difficult to choose at times.

This conference was one of my favorites. I can truly say I took away something from almost every session that can be used in our communities.

I enjoyed the atmosphere, new vendors, and the wine in the exhibit hall. Everyone was friendly.

It was one of the best I’ve attended. Good information on where Assisted Living is going and on what we need to do to prepare for our future.

CALA 2013 Fall Conference & Trade Show sessionsMany thanks to our conference and event sponsors, exhibitors, CALA associate members, and the CALA Education Committee for their contributions to a great event!

CALA 2013 Fall Conference & Trade ShowWant to be a part of the fun next year? The call for proposals for CALA’s 2014 conference sessions is now open.

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