Upcoming Deadlines: Showcase the Best of Assisted Living in 2016
Awards / Events

Upcoming Deadlines: Showcase the Best of Assisted Living in 2016

Each year, the California Assisted Living Association honors members who provide outstanding and innovative care, and gives leaders in the profession the chance to showcase their expertise at conference sessions. We have three upcoming deadlines that members should be aware of as the new year approaches. If you are interested in the pursuit and recognition of service excellence … Continue reading

September: A Month of Aging Awareness
Celebrations / Events

September: A Month of Aging Awareness

What images first come to mind when you think of the month of September? Backpacks and busses? Students and schoolbooks? In the midst of all the back-to-school excitement, seniors (as in age, not high school) are probably the last thing on your mind. But, in fact, September is an important month to help raise awareness of our … Continue reading

Participate in the White House Conference on Aging on Monday, July 13th
Events

Participate in the White House Conference on Aging on Monday, July 13th

After months of preparation, it’s here…the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) will be held this Monday, July 13th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ET in Washington D.C. Of course, the vast majority of senior care professionals, including those working in Assisted Living communities in California and across the country, won’t be at … Continue reading

Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me to Screen at CALA Spring Conference & Trade Show
Events

Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me to Screen at CALA Spring Conference & Trade Show

In two weeks, a very special event will take place during the 2015 Spring Conference & Trade Show. Normally a gathering of California Assisted Living professionals engaging in high-quality networking and educational opportunities, the event will open its doors to residents, family members, and the community-at-large to enjoy an exclusive screening of Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me. CALA … Continue reading

3 Steps to Participate in National Healthcare Decisions Day
Events

3 Steps to Participate in National Healthcare Decisions Day

Tomorrow is National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), an opportunity to make decisions and begin conversations with family members about long-term care. According to the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC), “while a large majority of Californians (82%) say it is important to have end-of-life wishes in writing, less than one quarter actually have done so.” Have … Continue reading

“Life is Beautiful” at the ALFA Senior Living Art Showcase
Events

“Life is Beautiful” at the ALFA Senior Living Art Showcase

Here at CALA, we believe that, no matter our age, our lives are enriched by engaging in creative endeavors. That is why we hosted the California Inspires! resident art show at the State Capitol in 2013, and why we feature the art and creative writing of residents and employees of Assisted Living in The Creative View, a special … Continue reading