CALA-Member Fire Victims Need Your Support
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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

Neighbors in Crisis: How Sunrise at La Costa Responded During a Wildfire Evacuation
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Neighbors in Crisis: How Sunrise at La Costa Responded During a Wildfire Evacuation

Earlier this year, we shared how a community of Assisted Living communities and employees came together to help in the safe evacuation of ActivCare at Bressi Ranch. The same fire that caused the evacuation also threatened the area around Sunrise at La Costa, including a nearby elementary school. In the Summer 2014 issue of CALA News & … Continue reading

Assisted Living Providers Work Together to Protect Residents During Evacuation
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Assisted Living Providers Work Together to Protect Residents During Evacuation

Last week, a wildfire near Carlsbad, CA led to evacuations in the area and a declaration of a state of emergency by Governor Jerry Brown. According to Time Magazine, “At least 15,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes in Carlsbad, California, among the towns hardest hit by the wildfires.” These evacuations included area Assisted Living … Continue reading