• 2024 Advocacy Day

    April 3 | Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, Sacramento
    During the second half of a two-year legislative session, it’s more important than ever that we strengthen relationships and share our position on legislation that affects Assisted Living, Memory Care and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Provider Members Only

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  • Further Your Career - Apply for the 2024 USC Graduate Scholarship!

    Deadlines: March 15: Graduate School Application priority deadline | June 14: Scholarship Application deadline
    Seize this golden opportunity for a full scholarship to USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Choose from 7 different programs. Provider Members Only

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  • New Laws

    New laws go into effect on January 1st of each year, unless otherwise specified. Regulations implementing the new laws can lag for years and some changes are “self-implementing” and never go into regulation. CALA has prepared the Bill Summaries that go into effect on January 1, 2024. Members-Only

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  • About CALA

    CALA is dedicated to the betterment of Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities through Leadership, Advocacy, Education and Workforce Development

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Residents and Families

Looking for a senior living community in California? As we grow older, it is common to change living arrangements to better fit our changing lives. Here are tools and resources to learn more about senior housing and services in the state and find the best fit for you.

Senior Living in California

Learn about the different types of senior housing, including Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

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Tools for Shopping

Learn what to ask and look for when touring a community, including a printable checklist.

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Find a CALA Community

Search for nearby communities by city, zip code, or by using the map.

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CALA Associate Membership and Partners

At CALA, we believe in the power of collaboration and community within the field of senior living. Our associate members play a crucial role in supporting our association and, by extension, our provider members. We encourage providers to explore and utilize the valuable products and services offered by our esteemed associate members.

Thank you to CALA’s Premier and Sustaining Partners

Become A CALA Partner

Premier Partners


Sustaining Partners

  • Heffernan Insurance
  • Purple Door Finders