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CALA’s 19th Annual Red Delicious Golf Tournament a Huge Success

On Wednesday, October 11th, 2023, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) hosted its 19thAnnual Red Delicious Golf Tournament at the scenic Lyman Orchards, home to the prestigious Robert Trent Jones Signature Golf Course, in Middlefield, Connecticut. We’re delighted to announce that the event was a rousing success! Residents and staff of numerous CALA communities were able […]

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The Connecticut Assisted Living Association Honors Excellence at Its Annual Outstanding Resident Service Awards

CALA Praises Individuals Pushing Senior Living Forward The Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) recently held its annual Outstanding Resident Service Awards on Friday, June 16th. The event was held at the Water’s Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, Connecticut and featured honorees from across the state. The event featured nationally recognized lecturer Joyce Saltman, who

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CALA’s 27th Annual Membership Dinner and Award Honorees 2022

On Wednesday, December 7th, 2022, the Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) hosted its 27th Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Dinner at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. During the event, CALA honored five individuals and two communities for their outstanding efforts in leading senior living forward.   Congratulations to the distinguished winners and thank

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Cedar Mountain Commons Masterpieces and Mimosas Art Show

Embracing a newfound hobby and exploring their artistic abilities, seniors at Cedar Mountain Commons , a Hartford Healthcare community, hosted their seventh art show, Masterpieces and Mimosas. A six-month preparation that took the audience by storm was held on August 16. Debra Labbe, Activities Director, Cedar Mountain Commons, encouraged all residents to join the Great

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Member Spotlight: Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

At the Bridges® by EPOCH at Norwalk, the entire team gets to know each resident on a personal level – learning their life stories, passions, likes, dislikes and cherished memories. They provide a full, enriching experience through meaningful engagement that is designed to spark joy. The Bridges® approach is designed exclusively to enhance dignity and fulfillment in

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Member Spotlight: Brighton Gardens of Stamford

Brighton Gardens of Stamford, CT offers their residents seasoned experience in all levels of assisted living care. Their community is on the cutting-edge of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease care. They offer three resident nurses seven days a week and twenty-four hour LPN nursing support. Additionally, they offer services through Health Pro Physical Therapy, Specialized LSVT Therapy, and

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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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