Watermark at Rosewood Gardens Resident Brings Hope in the Wake of Hurricane Irma
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Watermark at Rosewood Gardens Resident Brings Hope in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

As the 2017 hurricane season continues, it may be hard to find good news among the bad. Thankfully, we have Irma Zimmer, a resident of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens, spreading a message of hope in the face of yet another storm. According to a news story in the Livermore Patch, Irma “is known for … Continue reading

CALA News & Views Summer 2017: The Executive Director
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CALA News & Views Summer 2017: The Executive Director

Executive director, administrator, general manager – no matter the title, the job is all about communication. On any given day, you may be training your associates, meeting new residents, working with families, or responding to an emergency situation. And on some days, it’s all of those! Depending upon the circumstances, the communication style may shift. … Continue reading

New Member Tool Showcases Quality of Life for Residents and their Family
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New Member Tool Showcases Quality of Life for Residents and their Family

Earlier this year, a group of family members gathered at ActivCare at Rolling Hills Ranch in Chula Vista to hear the results of a study that they had participated in the year before. Many providers organize open house events for families as a way of keeping them informed about and engaged in community happenings. “They … Continue reading

Welcome, Neighbor: How One Group of Residents Crossed the Street and Built a Relationship
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Welcome, Neighbor: How One Group of Residents Crossed the Street and Built a Relationship

When the series of coordinated bombings went off in Paris in November of 2015, the world was shocked and horrified. But the image that resonated in the days following was that of hundreds of people standing in line to give blood to help the wounded. This image says something about our human capacity to care … Continue reading