Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Monterey earlier this month for Elevate: CALA’s Spring Conference & Trade Show. Engage Education at Elevate is always, well, elevated. And this year was no different. Attendees looking for the latest in dementia care found it in sessions on programming, relationship-building, and research. Those interested in the … Continue reading

Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show
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Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show

“If you build it, they will come.” The mysterious whisper that Kevin Costner’s character heard in Field of Dreams gave him a purpose to pursue. On the surface, he was building a baseball field. But really, he was connecting with people and building relationships. The same can be said for senior living. We may be building … Continue reading

Applications Now Open for USC Scholarship for CALA Members
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Applications Now Open for USC Scholarship for CALA Members

Imagine how an advanced degree could enhance the service you provide to residents, family members, and staff. Imagine how attending one of the most prestigious Gerontology schools in the world could open doors for advancement in your career. Now, imagine that you can get all that for free. This summer, a qualified CALA member will … Continue reading

Raise Awareness About the Senior Living Profession During Careers in Aging Week
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Raise Awareness About the Senior Living Profession During Careers in Aging Week

This week is Careers in Aging Week (CIAW), the perfect time to raise awareness about career opportunities in California’s Assisted Living, Memory Care, and CCRCs. This year, the Careers in Aging social media awareness campaign will also launch this week with the goal of bringing greater awareness and visibility to the career opportunities for people who may be interested in … Continue reading

Jennifer Powers, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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Jennifer Powers, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show

The antihero is a common trope of literature and entertainment. Unlike the traditional hero, an antihero presents a negative image—they can act cowardly, caustic, angry, or rude, for example—but because we are reading or watching their story, we have the ability to sympathize with them, and we cheer when they learn to grow and become … Continue reading

George Dom, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show
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George Dom, Keynote Speaker at Elevate: CALA’s 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show

What words come to mind when you think of Top Gun? Maverick? The “need for speed”? How about “wingman”? Besides being a classic of 80s cinema, this movie showcased the importance of having people you can trust in your career. That’s the lesson we’ll learn during Elevate: CALA’s Fall Conference & Trade Show from keynote … Continue reading