Nature: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
Activities / Community

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

The Carlisle Hosts Senator Scott Wiener to Celebrate SB 219
Advocacy / Community

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

The Pines at Rocklin Hosts Harvest Festival, Gives Back to Community
Community

The Pines at Rocklin Hosts Harvest Festival, Gives Back to Community

With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season last month, we are bursting with gratitude for our amazing members. Not only do they provide quality care for residents each day, but they give back to their communities at large, both during the holiday season and year-round. The Pines at Rocklin, a Merrill Gardens Community, is a … Continue reading

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