CALA Advocacy Day 2019: Records and Relationships
Advocacy

CALA Advocacy Day 2019: Records and Relationships

Another successful Advocacy Day is in the books! This event brought together CALA members, legislators, and staffers to discuss the real concerns and needs of our communities and the residents they serve. In all, CALA members met with more than 95 legislative offices in one day…a new record! Beyond the numbers, we are appreciative of … Continue reading

CALA Director Receives the Business Advancement of Gerontology Award
Awards

CALA Director Receives the Business Advancement of Gerontology Award

We are pleased to announce that Jan Trifiro, Vice President of Workforce & Professional Development for CALA, has been awarded the Business Advancement of Gerontology Award presented by the California Council on Gerontology & Geriatrics (CCGG). “Jan’s work to encourage California college and university students to explore career opportunities in senior living has been recognized … Continue reading

Applications Now Open for USC Scholarship for CALA Members
Education

Applications Now Open for USC Scholarship for CALA Members

Imagine how an advanced degree could enhance the service you provide to residents, family members, and staff. Imagine how attending one of the most prestigious Gerontology schools in the world could open doors for advancement in your career. Now, imagine that you can get all that for free. This summer, a qualified CALA member will … Continue reading

Senator Jerry Hill Celebrates Resident’s 105th Birthday at Sunrise of San Mateo
Advocacy

Senator Jerry Hill Celebrates Resident’s 105th Birthday at Sunrise of San Mateo

  Advocacy is an important part of CALA’s mission to serve our members. Some of the ways that CALA members play an important part in that mission is by representing senior living at speaking opportunities and by inviting legislators and other elected officials into their communities.   Earlier this year, Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) … Continue reading

CALA’s Creative View: Artwork by a Resident of Prairie City Landing
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CALA’s Creative View: Artwork by a Resident of Prairie City Landing

As winter storms disperse, the warm weather has many of us dreaming of the perfect vacation. A sunny beach. A picturesque view. Lots of delicious food. But if we can’t be there in person, the next best thing is to live vicariously through the art of Antonia Driver, a resident of Prairie City Landing. From … Continue reading

Learn About AARP Founder’s Connection to Gables of Ojai
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Learn About AARP Founder’s Connection to Gables of Ojai

Women’s History Month, which is recognized every March, is a product of California. It evolved from Women’s History Week, which was an initiative of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women. According to the National Women’s History Museum, the first Women’s History Week was celebrated in 1978. The celebrations spread throughout the country … Continue reading