CALA-Member Fire Victims Need Your Support
Emergency

CALA-Member Fire Victims Need Your Support

The people who work in California’s senior living communities have acted heroically in safely evacuating, transporting, and caring for residents during the current wildfires. Many of those people have lost their own homes, cars, and personal belongings. In fact, CALA has heard of more than 50 employees who have suffered losses, and the number may … Continue reading

New Web-Based Emergency Preparedness Resources for California Senior Living Providers
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New Web-Based Emergency Preparedness Resources for California Senior Living Providers

Disaster plans have long been required for California’s senior living communities. Now, they’re being strengthened. With the signing of AB 3098 (Friedman), new emergency preparedness requirements for RCFEs (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) will take effect January 1, 2019. To help California’s providers update emergency preparedness plans, enhance and expand staff training programs and drill … Continue reading

CALA-Member Fire Victims Need Your Support
Emergency

CALA-Member Fire Victims Need Your Support

During the recent wildfires that swept through Northern California, many lost homes and most or all of their possessions. As the evacuations are lifted, others are just now coming home to assess the damage. And employees of CALA-member communities are no different. CALA has learned of more than 30 associates who have lost their homes … Continue reading

Building Strong Relationships with Local Emergency Departments
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Building Strong Relationships with Local Emergency Departments

This weekend, couples across the nation celebrated on Valentine’s Day. Are you feeling the love? What a perfect time, then, to bring you this story about relationship-building between Assisted Living communities and their local emergency personnel: Building Strong Relationships with Local Emergency Departments The importance of the relationship between an Assisted Living community and its … Continue reading