Seeking Chefs and High School Students for CALA’s Culinary Knockout Competition
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Seeking Chefs and High School Students for CALA’s Culinary Knockout Competition

Do you enjoy watching reality TV cooking competitions? Are you a high school culinary student in the Sacramento area? Or a senior living chef who’d like to show off your skills in the kitchen? Then apply to be a participant at CALA’s Culinary Knockout Competition on April 24, 2019!  As Sous Chefs for the Day, culinary … Continue reading

The Solutions Spotlight
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The Solutions Spotlight

Frodo had Gandalf. Luke Skywalker had Obi-Wan Kenobi. Dorothy had Glinda the Good Witch. It’s a well-known trope: heroes encountering supportive friends who dispense wisdom (and sometimes magic) to help them on their journey. For many years, the partnerships between CALA’s provider and associate members partnered in much the same way, and now we are excited … Continue reading

UC Davis Partners with The Connected Horse Project to Study Guided Horse Therapy for People with Dementia
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UC Davis Partners with The Connected Horse Project to Study Guided Horse Therapy for People with Dementia

A quiet woman who had advocated for the underserved until the effects of her dementia forced her retirement, Maria walks slowly into the barn with her care partner. Axle, a large bay horse, pops his head over the stall door to greet the strangers. Maria approaches Axle, who is at least 10 times her weight. … Continue reading

Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter
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Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly Named Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Northern California/Northern Nevada Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association announced last month that Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., has been named executive director of its Northern California/Northern Nevada chapter. According to a press release, Dr. Edgerly previously served as the chief program officer for the chapter and held a central leadership role since 1995. The release continues: During her time with the Alzheimer’s Association, … Continue reading