Improving Residents’ Lives, One Scholarship at a Time
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Improving Residents’ Lives, One Scholarship at a Time

Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Of course, he wasn’t talking about CALA’s partnership with the University of Southern California (USC), but he could have been. For four years, USC has made a commitment to support CALA members in their ongoing pursuit of providing excellent care and service to California’s … Continue reading

Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show

This October, a record-breaking 850-plus members and supporters gathered together to Aspire to greatness—in professionalism, innovation, service, and care. We Took a Deep Dive into Quality of Life Whether we were learning about the needs of today’s residents in Resident and Family Insights on Quality of Life & Satisfaction, getting ready for the future in Demystifing Successful … Continue reading

Jeff Salz, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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Jeff Salz, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show

Even though the 2016 Summer Olympics have ended, we continue to be inspired by athletic feats both past and present as we prepare for the Fall Conference & Trade Show. Dara Torres competed at five consecutive Olympic games from 1984 to 2008, winning 12 medals in all. In the world of competitive sports, where younger often equals better, she defied … Continue reading

David Logan, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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David Logan, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show

From cult classics like Back to the Future to recent sci fi blockbusters like Interstellar, the motif of time travel has always held fascination. There’s a reason for that…who wouldn’t jump at the chance to go back and change our future for the better? But what if there’s a way to make those changes without traveling through time? During the … Continue reading

Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Aspire: CALA’s 2016 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Last week, a record-breaking 750-plus members and supporters gathered together to Aspire to greatness—in professionalism, innovation, service and care. We Took a Deep Dive into Quality Care Whether we were learning how to lead our team to excellence in Transforming What We Learn Into How We Lead or how to help our residents experience quality at the … Continue reading

James Balda, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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James Balda, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Gone are the days of pulling over to ask for directions. We now have so many technological tools—from Garmin and OnStar to Waze and Google Maps—that make getting from point A to point B easier than ever. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a similar roadmap for the future of senior living? A soothing, Siri-like voice to tell … Continue reading