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

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