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

CALA News & Views Summer 2016: InterNational
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CALA News & Views Summer 2016: InterNational

When California’s RCFE Act was passed in 1985, the legislature referred to the continuum of long-term social and health support services, stating “residential care facilities for the elderly are central in that continuum.” At the same time, Assisted Living’s early pioneers were developing models that, to some degree, drew upon models in other countries. As the … Continue reading

Groundbreaking Study Shows Positive Impact of Assisted Living on Seniors’ Quality of Life
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Groundbreaking Study Shows Positive Impact of Assisted Living on Seniors’ Quality of Life

ProMatura, a global market research firm, has concluded a first-of-its-kind study of Assisted Living residents and family members that details the impact this popular care model is having on the lives of California’s seniors. “This study is key to our understanding of how residents are benefitting from the Assisted Living environment as they enter a … Continue reading

CALA News & Views Spring 2016: Quality of Care, Quality of Life
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CALA News & Views Spring 2016: Quality of Care, Quality of Life

From the first day a resident moves in to a new community, our focus is on impacting their quality of life. The initial assessment—the basis of the service plan—determines the resident’s needs and is the first step to providing quality care. But there are numerous facets of the resident experience that impact quality of life—both tangible … Continue reading