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Resident Service Award Winners Highlighted by CALA

On Friday, June 17th, The Connecticut Assisted Living Association hosted the Annual Outstanding Resident Service Awards. The presentation was highlighted by keynote speaker, Dennis McIntee, a renowned speaker, coach, and author, who addressed the audience with an engaging session. Following the motivational program, the live award ceremony took place recognizing the employees who have been selected for their …

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CALA Member Jane Whipple Honored with Argentum Hero Award

In May, CALA member Academy Point at Mystic, A Benchmark Senior Living community, had their Receptionist Jane Whipple selected as a recipient of an Argentum “Hero” Award. Jane was recognized at the 2022 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. On hand to issue the award was Argentum President and …

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Chefs Highlight CALA’s 27th Annual Conference and Trade Show

On Friday, April 1, 2022, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association hosted its 27th Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. During the event, the CALA Chef Challenge took place in the exhibitor hall, where CALA member community chef’s showed off their skills and competed against one another amongst the crowd. The Conference …

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CALA Member Ridgefield Station Brings Innovative Approach to Senior Living

New England-based Senior Living Residences recently announced the grand launching of Ridgefield Station Senior Living. The Assisted Living and Memory Support community is replacing CALA member Atria Ridgefield, formerly managed by Atria Senior Living, which opened in 2020. The community will continue to be a CALA member and we are proud to have them join …

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Groundbreaking Set for CALA Member Arbor Rose at Jerome Home

On Thursday, November 18th at 1:30-2:30 p.m. CALA member Arbor Rose at Jerome Home will hold a groundbreaking for their new state-of-the-art facility that includes a 19,000 square foot expansion to the assisted living community. Highlights for this groundbreaking shall include: Arrival (1:30 p.m.). Starting the event with a few words from John Manning (1:45 …

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CALA Chef Challenge Award Winners Recognized

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association hosted its 26th Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. During the event, the CALA Chef Challenge took place in the exhibitor hall, where CALA member community chef’s showed off their skills and competed against one another amongst the crowd. All conference …

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CALA’s 26th Annual Conference & Trade Show Set for September 29th

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association will host its 26th Annual Conference and Trade Show at the beautiful Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. CALA is extremely excited about the opportunity to present this premier annual event for senior living and aging services professionals in Connecticut. The theme of the Conference …

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Maplewood at Stony Hill Awarded CALA’s Third Purple Flag for Dementia Care Accreditation

On Thursday, July 29, The Connecticut Assisted Living Association recognized Maplewood at Stony Hill with the Purple Flag for Dementia Care™ accreditation at their community located in Bethel, Connecticut. This is the third accreditation CALA has awarded with the first being made to McLean in February of 2020 and the second being awarded to Masonicare at Ashlar Village this past February.  To achieve accreditation, Maplewood at Stony Hill underwent the rigorous application …

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