As lawmakers consider federal involvement of our industry, we want them to hear directly from residents and their families why they chose assisted living, what makes their community a home, and how their care team is like family. We also encourage stories about how assisted living has helped improve quality of life, health outcomes and outlook, and supported families in their roles. These testimonials are important so that lawmakers better understand what assisted living is on a personal level from assisted living communities in their own states.
Developed in early 2021, emPowerD is an award-winning wellness program that Members participate in to fight the impacts of Parkinson’s Disease. Members in the emPowerD group setting classes explore circuit-style training to help improve balance, motor control, strength, gait, flexibility, speech, which increases their ability to perform everyday activities such as eating and dressing.
“I thought that it was a great class … a very informative program and an awesome group of strong leaders. I truly enjoyed it and was able to take a lot away!”
“… I enjoyed the AIT course and training. It was a tremendous opportunity to combine classroom training and hands-on field experience to get a great overview of rules and operations in North Carolina. You were so available for my questions, and my preceptor was a great support and teacher … I thank you for a wonderful experience!”
“I’m so impressed with your organization, the level of knowledge and care that you and your staff gives to us. I have taken many seminars and your company—by far—has been stellar!”
“I was really impressed by the useful information and quality of presenters. It is clear that NCALA cares deeply about the success of our business, and I am grateful to have you as a resource!”
“The NCALA Career Center is such a great service. I always have more response from there than an expensive ad in the newspaper. I have identified a great candidate!”