CALA’s 25th Anniversary Conference and Trade Show

Be a part of the biggest senior living event in Connecticut in 2020!   Thursday, March 19, 2020 Our conference will be held at a new location this year! Join us at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. Be a part of the biggest senior living event in Connecticut in 2020! CALA’s 25th Anniversary Conference and Trade [...]

Purple Flag Program

Purple Flag for Dementia CareTM is a program developed to enhance the quality of services provided to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias in Assisted Living communities, Long-Term Care Facilities, Home Care Agencies, Hospices and other settings.  It is a collaboration between the Institute for Senior Living Education (ISLE), the Connecticut Assisted Living [...]

CALA’s 24th Annual Meeting Award Winners

The Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) is honored to recognize their 2019 annual award winners for excellence and service to the senior living industry. The award winners were presented on December 4th as follows: 2019 CALA Humanitarian Award This award shall be presented to an individual whose personal integrity, decency, and contributions to the elderly [...]

Support the Alzheimer’s Association’s CT Chapter Walks

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! When you participate in Walk, your [...]

Connecticut Leadership in Dementia Care

CALA and ISLE are pleased to partner with The Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter forming Connecticut Leadership in Dementia Care (CLDC). EXCELL is a program developed by CLDC to enhance the quality of services provided to residents of Assisted Living communities and other settings and to elevate best practices in Dementia Care. The goal of the [...]

CALA/ISLE RN Supervisor Course 2018

A course especially for R.N. Supervisors in Assisted Living. Six weekly 3-hour sessions beginning Tuesday. April 10, 2018 from 1-4 p, at Masonicare at Asjlar Village, Cheshire Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. CLICK FOR TOPICS AND COURSE SCHEDULE

CALA/ISLE 23rd Annual Assisted Living Conference & Trade Show

REVISED SCHEDULE - Come join us at our annual CALA Conference & Trade Show. The conference will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the conveniently located Radisson Hotel (formerly Crowne Plaza) in Cromwell, CT just off Interstate 91 at exit 21. Each year CALA strives to make each conference an opportunity for decision [...]

National Assisted Living Week® 2017

“Family is Forever” as this year’s theme for National Assisted Living Week. The theme is inspired by a quote from the poet Maya Angelou: “Family isn’t always blood, it’s the people in your life who want you in theirs: the ones who accept you for who you are, the ones who would do anything to [...]

National Assisted Living Week® 2016

The 2016 theme, “Keep Connected,” recognizes the increasing opportunity technology can offer to enhance the care and overall experience in assisted living communities. “Keep Connected” encourages assisted living communities to support opportunities for residents to use the latest communication tools to engage with the world around them. Furthermore, “Keep Connected” acknowledges the myriad ways assisted [...]


Congratulations to the newest Memory Care Assisted Living Community Bridges® by EPOCH at Trumbull