Aegis Living Receives the 2018 Elevate Award
Awards

Aegis Living Receives the 2018 Elevate Award

Last week, CALA awarded the 2018 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. Aegis Living: The Transform a Life Program Aegis Living’s Transform a Life program transforms the lives of everyone involved. Aegis Living team members are tasked with impacting the lives … Continue reading

2018 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Southern California
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2018 Excellence in Service Award Recipients for Southern California

This week, CALA awarded the 2018 Excellence in Service Awards for Southern California. Four exceptional Assisted Living employees were cheered at the 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show by a room full of their friends, family members, and co-workers. Outstanding Caregiver: Adriana Torres Adriana Torres embodies Silverado’s core value, “Love is greater than fear.” She showed … Continue reading

New Web-Based Emergency Preparedness Resources for California Senior Living Providers
Emergency

New Web-Based Emergency Preparedness Resources for California Senior Living Providers

Disaster plans have long been required for California’s senior living communities. Now, they’re being strengthened. With the signing of AB 3098 (Friedman), new emergency preparedness requirements for RCFEs (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) will take effect January 1, 2019. To help California’s providers update emergency preparedness plans, enhance and expand staff training programs and drill … Continue reading

The Courtyard Assisted Living Hosts Senator Jim Nielsen During Assisted Living Week
Advocacy

The Courtyard Assisted Living Hosts Senator Jim Nielsen During Assisted Living Week

While Assisted Living Week was over a month ago, we are still enjoying hearing about the wonderful events our members held. Today, we’re taking a look back at details from state Senator Jim Nielsen’s (R-Roseville) visit to The Courtyard Assisted Living, an Adventist Health/Rideout community. Carol Pickard, Director of Assisted Living Services for The Courtyard, … Continue reading

Jennifer Powers, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show
Education

Jennifer Powers, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show

The antihero is a common trope of literature and entertainment. Unlike the traditional hero, an antihero presents a negative image—they can act cowardly, caustic, angry, or rude, for example—but because we are reading or watching their story, we have the ability to sympathize with them, and we cheer when they learn to grow and become … Continue reading

George Dom, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show
Education

George Dom, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show

What words come to mind when you think of Top Gun? Maverick? The “need for speed”? How about “wingman”? Besides being a classic of 80s cinema, this movie showcased the importance of having people you can trust in your career. That’s the lesson we’ll learn during Elevate: CALA’s Fall Conference & Trade Show from keynote … Continue reading