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

CALA Members Participate in the Great California ShakeOut
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CALA Members Participate in the Great California ShakeOut

Are you prepared for emergencies? CALA members are; according to “Emergency Preparedness in Assisted Living,” an article in the Spring 2013 issue of CALA News & Views, “When planning for unforseen events, Assisted Living communities of all sizes must evaluate many potential hazards and events that could impact their residents. By reviewing the laws and … Continue reading