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Jan 28, 2019
Home Sharing

Janet Abelson knew she wanted to remain in her hometown of El Cerrito for the rest of her life… Janet served as the town’s mayor from 2002-2017. Today, she still serves on the City Council, a position she’s held since 1999.  El Cerrito was home to her.  El Cerrito IS home to her.  As a […]

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Jun 26, 2018
2018 Aging Empowerment Conference Recap

by Joe Gallagher On June 14th & 15th, I immersed myself in a conference unlike any I have ever attended.. InControl Wisconsin hosted the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Madison, Wis. There were over 115 professionals, caregivers and citizen advocates in attendance.  The aim of the conference was to discuss the […]

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May 21, 2018
Aging Empowerment 2018 Conference

|  By Joe Gallagher  |  On June 14th, I will be presenting at the 2018 Aging Empowerment Conference in Madison hosted by InControl Wisconsin.  The two-day event (June 14–15) is open to the public to participate and discuss the notion that older individuals should be empowered to live the life that THEY see fit.  This […]

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Apr 25, 2018
Canstruction 2018

ROCK ‘CAN’ ROLL THE 8TH ANNUAL CANSTRUCTION MADISON A community competition to end hunger By Brianna Kraft April 25, 2018— On Monday, I had the opportunity to participate in this year’s Canstruction Madison build day as a design expert. The annual event benefits Middleton Outreach Ministries (MOM), which is one of Dane County’s largest food […]

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Apr 19, 2018
Attracting (and maintaining) a Senior Care Workforce

by Joe Gallagher Recently, I’ve noticed a few articles popping up across various outlets discussing the senior care workforce crisis the nation is facing. The articles also touch on the lack of affordable options for seniors themselves to entertain the idea of moving into a senior community. All of them bring up very valid points […]

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Apr 06, 2018
Veritas Village awarded as a Top Project of 2017

The Daily Reporter announces Top Projects of 2017 winners   April 6, 2018 — JLA Architects is proud to announce that Veritas Village has recognized by The Daily Reporter as one of the Top Projects of 2017. This project wouldn’t have been possible without the partnership of T. Wall Enterprises and Tri-North Builders. Thank you […]

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2018 WALA WORKFORCE SURVEY INFOGRAPHIC
Mar 28, 2018
WALA Conference Follow-Up

by Joe Gallagher I had the opportunity to speak at the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association’s (WALA) annual Spring conference in the Wisconsin Dells on Friday, March 16. As I discussed in my previous blogs (LINKS), the presentation was on Intergenerational Housing and how it could be an answer to alleviating the senior care workforce crisis […]

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Mar 28, 2018
H.O.M.E Chicago: An Example of Intergenerational Housing

by Joe Gallagher, Architectural Associate Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to sit down with a few of the staff members of Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) located in Chicago. H.O.M.E. is a non-profit organization with the goal of helping seniors remain independent while keeping them encompassed in their local communities, by offering intergenerational […]

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Andy Chitwood | JLA Architects | MADISON
Feb 23, 2018
Meet Project Manager Andy Chitwood
MADISON – To further expand our level of client support, JLA Architects has hired Andy Chitwood as a project manager in our Madison office. He will oversee projects through all phases from building design through building occupancy. “Andy brings a unique and valuable perspective to our team with his years of hands-on construction management experience,” [...]

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Feb 06, 2018
David Flores Joins JLA Madison Office

Madison, Wis. – JLA Architects is pleased to announce the addition of David Flores as a project assistant in our Madison office. David is a MATC graduate with extensive experience in Building Information Modeling (BIM) as well as Laboratory Planning. As a project assistant he will provide support to our project teams in all phases of […]

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