Education

Inspired! at the 2014 Fall Conference & Trade Show

This month, nearly 650 CALA members and supporters found themselves Inspired by the Fall Conference & Trade Show in Pomona.

sessions14fcAttendees learned the latest in regulatory and legal issues, dementia care, activity programming, and marketing and operational best practices, among other topics.

networking14fcWe had the chance to network at great events, including the Trade Show wine tasting and lunch and CALA’s Tuesday Night Out event.

tradeshow14fcWe welcomed 14 recipients of the student scholarship to the conference, and we celebrated the best Assisted Living has to offer by honoring recipients of the 2014 Southern California Excellence in Service Award and the 2014 Innovations in Quality Award.

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We also paid tribute to a special long-time CALA member in a very special way!

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Here’s what attendees had to say:

I enjoyed the entire conference and felt the information I obtained was useful and applicable. Several of the lectures were really fun and interactive.

It met the conference title: INSPIRED. I was inspired by every class!

Very informative. I particularly enjoyed the accessibility to some of the top industry leaders in such an informal environment.

This conference made me reflect; after I get home. I hope to be able to teach my staff from what I learned.

Tremendous conference. Best ever, truly. Great return on the time invested in each class.

session14fcMany thanks to our conference and event sponsors, speakers, exhibitors, volunteers, CALA associate members, and the CALA Education Committee for their contributions to a great event!thankyou14fcWant to be a part of this great event next year? Submit a session proposal for 2015! But hurry…the deadline for both Spring and Fall is January 7th.

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