Nature: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Nature: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

As spring approaches, we often look forward to a change in weather, the new life bursting forth from the ground, and the songs of birds as they celebrate the arrival of fairer days. Art has always celebrated nature and the changing seasons in vivid and imaginative ways, whether by pen or by paintbrush. The Creative … Continue reading

Executive Directors: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Executive Directors: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

Administrators…general managers…executive directors. Whatever you call them, they are the leaders of their Assisted Living, Memory Care, and CCRC communities. In the next issue of the News & Views, we will be looking at the many ways in which an executive director can help create a community that is comfortable, purposeful, and feels like home. And we … Continue reading

Family: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Family: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

Family. More than simply a relation via blood or marriage, family can be many things. A haven to comfort you in times of strife. A mixing of personalities, sometimes energizing, sometimes challenging. A source of real support—physical, emotional, financial—in our later years. In the next issue of the News & Views, we will be exploring all these … Continue reading

Thankful: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Thankful: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

The season of gratitude is just around the corner…as Thanksgiving and the holidays approach, we are feeling thankful, as always, for the amazing professionals that care for California’s seniors each day. For the next Creative View (a special section in each issue of CALA News & Views), we’re hoping to create something special, with your help: a collaborative poem. Collaborative … Continue reading

Going Global: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Going Global: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

As Assisted Living professionals, what can we learn from other states, other countries…from organizations with national or global reach? And how can we adapt what we learn to our very local, very personalized model of care? These are the questions we’ll be asking in the next issue of the CALA News & Views magazine. And we’d like to hear … Continue reading