Celebrate what Makes California Great with Your Legislator
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Celebrate what Makes California Great with Your Legislator

For many years, CALA has been encouraging our members to invite their legislators to their community. This is a great way for assemblymembers and state senators to connect with their constituents, and it makes residents and team members feel like part of the political process. But you can make it even more enticing…why not invite … Continue reading

CALA’s Advocacy Day: Bringing Providers and Legislators Together to Benefit Residents
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CALA’s Advocacy Day: Bringing Providers and Legislators Together to Benefit Residents

Congratulations to our members on another successful Advocacy Day! Last month’s event brought together provider members—including members of the Advocates in Action team—legislators, and staffers to discuss the real concerns and needs of our member communities and the residents they serve. In the afternoon, we honored Stephanie Brice with Carlton Senior Living, Fremont as Advocate of the Year … Continue reading

The Carlisle Hosts Senator Scott Wiener to Celebrate SB 219
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The Carlisle Hosts Senator Scott Wiener to Celebrate SB 219

CALA has been a strong supporter of welcoming, inclusive environments for all seniors and had the opportunity last year to work with Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) on his LGBT Bill of Rights. CALA built a relationship with Senator Wiener through our work with him on his bill, and CALA members had the chance to … Continue reading

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Politics – (But please keep reading!)

With the California legislative session getting underway, politics and policy are once again taking center stage at the State Capitol. How does CALA approach its work during these especially politically divisive and volatile times?  We stay focused on what’s critical to our members and the residents they serve. Today, and every day, CALA works to … Continue reading

CALA Members Build Relationships with Legislators
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CALA Members Build Relationships with Legislators

This year, CALA members really stepped up and committed to inviting their legislators to visit their communities…and their efforts have paid off. In fact, our members hosted so many legislators and staffers the past few months that we have gathered the stories here as a showcase of the great things that can come from building … Continue reading

CiminoCare’s CEO Calls for Lift on Arbitrary Ceiling for Assisted Living Waiver Program, in Testimony to the California State Assembly
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CiminoCare’s CEO Calls for Lift on Arbitrary Ceiling for Assisted Living Waiver Program, in Testimony to the California State Assembly

CiminoCare’s CEO, Mark J. Cimino, was honored to testify before the California State Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee on October 25, 2017. In this informational hearing on Services for Seniors, Mr. Cimino was asked to report on the Assisted Living Waiver (ALW) Program and its benefits and challenges to date. The invitation came from … Continue reading