Todd Dewett, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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Todd Dewett, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Fall Conference & Trade Show

Halloween, just around the corner, is a time for children and adults to wear masks and costumes and pretend they’re someone…or something…else for a night. But what if the masks were part of our daily lives? What if we put on a disguise each day and pretended to be someone we’re not? Sometimes, we may … Continue reading

Engage: CALA’s 2017 Spring Conference &Trade Show
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Engage: CALA’s 2017 Spring Conference &Trade Show

Earlier this month, 850-plus members and supporters gathered together to to Engage in learning, networking, and sharing the latest in service and innovation. We Discovered the Future of the Workplace Whether we were learning about the challenges and opportunities of diverse staff and communities in Talkin’ Bout My Generation and Solving Workplace Bullying, or getting ready for … Continue reading

Scott Bush, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Scott Bush, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Jean Luc Picard knew the importance of engagement. As the captain of the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation, he had to manage interactions among his crew as well as between his ship and a variety of alien lifeforms. But how can we bring Picard’s engage-ing leadership skills to our own roles?   During Wednesday’s … Continue reading

Matt Tenney, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Matt Tenney, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Ancient Roman poet Horace wrote “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.” The truth of this can be heard during the Monday general session at CALA’s Spring Conference & Trade Show, when Matt Tenney will share his story of overcoming the darkest time of his life and finding his … Continue reading

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