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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

Quail Park Retirement Village and Quail Park Memory Care Host Assemblymember Mathis
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Quail Park Retirement Village and Quail Park Memory Care Host Assemblymember Mathis

For those who haven’t participated in grassroots advocacy before, it can seem daunting. But once you step into the advocacy arena, the experience can be fulfilling for both you and the elected official. That’s what Jeff Moyer, executive director of Quail Park Retirement Village, discovered this year. This past July, Moyer attended CALA’s Day in … Continue reading

Atria Covina Receives Certificate of Recognition from Assemblymember Rubio
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Atria Covina Receives Certificate of Recognition from Assemblymember Rubio

Each day, our members embody the spirit of the word “provider.” They provide needed care to residents, allowing them to live as independently as possible. They provide a growing and rewarding profession to their employees. They provide volunteer and internship opportunities to area students and other local groups. They provide peace of mind to family … Continue reading