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Colette Emery Joins Crescent Point at Niantic as Director of Community Relations

New Benchmark Senior Living associate blends compassion and experience to facilitate smooth transitions for families. Crescent Point at Niantic, a Benchmark Senior Living community in Niantic, Conn., is pleased to welcome Colette Emery as director of community relations. Emery has worked in aging and senior living for more than 20 years. She began her career [...]

Carol Sikora ‘Comes Home’ to Lead Community Relations for River Ridge at Avon

With compassion and care for seniors and families, she helps find the right residential fit for each person. After leaving Avon, Conn., 40 years ago, Carol Sikora has returned home to be a resource for families and local seniors considering a move into River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living Community. “Coming back to [...]

2017 CALA Outstanding Resident Service Awards

CALA recently awarded its 2017 Annual Outstanding Resident Service Awards at Water’s Edge Resort & Spa on June 23.   Winners Nick Ciaffaglione, Artis Senior Living of Branford Marie Decoste, Academy Point at Mystic Melissa Hienzman, Academy Point at Mystic Meghan Kurtzman, Maplewood at Darien Richard Martinez, Maplewood at Darien Dennis Simonson, The Gardens Winann [...]

Greens at Greenwich Congratulate Chef in CALA Challenge

In like a lion and out like a lamb, March was a dynamic month here at The Greens at Greenwich. Our chefs were busy at work, both at home as well as in the community. Chef Bob helped to coordinate and facilitate the 2017 Connecticut Assisted Living Association Cooking Competition which involved Assisted Living Facilities [...]

CALA’s 2017 Chef Challenge Winners Announced

CALA is proud to partner with Performance Foodservice as we honor and celebrate the accomplishments of CALA members at CALA's Chef Challenge held at CALA's 22nd Annual Conference and Trade Show held on March 2, 2017. Following are the results of the 2017 CALA Chef Challenge: Categories Chicken 1st Place - Chef Michael Roc, The [...]

Arbors of Hop Brook Receives American Health Care Association Award!

Arbors of Hop Brook is the proud recipient of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Bronze Award! Arbors of Hop Brook is one of only three senior living communities in Connecticut to receive this distinction. The award will be presented at the Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Convention and Expo [...]