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

Atria Sunnyvale and Belmont Village Sunnyvale Host Assemblymember Mark Berman During Assisted Living Week
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Atria Sunnyvale and Belmont Village Sunnyvale Host Assemblymember Mark Berman During Assisted Living Week

Happy Fall! We hope this season brings you time to reflect on moments from the past year. While it’s only been two weeks since Assisted Living Week, we are already looking back at the great events held by our members in appreciation of their employees, residents, and members of the community-at-large. Two that landed in … Continue reading

CALA’s 2018 Day in Your District
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CALA’s 2018 Day in Your District

A big thank you to all CALA’s advocates who participated in 2018’s Day in Your District! We had approximately 50 legislative meetings with over 100 participants. We appreciate you taking time to engage in this important relationship-building activity. District representatives and legislators were grateful that CALA members took the time to visit. In a Facebook post, … Continue reading

Congresswoman Jackie Speier Meets with Residents of Atria at Foster Square
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Congresswoman Jackie Speier Meets with Residents of Atria at Foster Square

As the days get longer, there’s more time for everything…including relationship-building with elected officials. CALA’s Day in Your District is one way to do this. On July 25th, CALA members across the state will visit one of their district offices for a low-key, personal meeting with legislators and staffers. It’s a great opportunity to position … Continue reading

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