General Interest

Value First and HPSI Purchasing Services Affiliation Agreement Delivers Savings to LeadingAge California Members

January 1, 2021, St. Paul Value First and HPSI Purchasing Services are pleased to announce the affiliation agreement that was entered into effective January 1, 2021. As senior living providers continue to struggle with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their communities, Value First is able to offer the choices, solutions and savings that Read More…

All Provider Types General Interest

Bay Area Seniors Go Digital, Help Relieve Stress of Teachers During the Pandemic

By Lola Rain When the pandemic hit, Gina Rodriguez and her Community Services team at Sequoia Living acted quickly. She knew the impact of social isolation on her participants would be detrimental to their health. She also knew the students they are responsible for tutoring would suffer. “We needed to regroup and not wait,” explained Read More…

Gallagher General Interest

Discount Saliva Tests Offered Through Gallagher with 24-Hour Turnaround

Offered through endorsed service provider, Gallagher, LeadingAge California members now have the opportunity to access quick and easy COVID-19 screening tests at a discount. Helping organizations and senior communities to monitor the symtomology associated with COVID-19, the Bluestone Safe App provides efficient, evidence-based testing to reduce costs and help get employees back to work. “Collection Read More…

General Interest NES-National Enrollment Services

New Employee Benefit Program Offered through NES

LeadingAge California continuously strives to enhance the benefits of your membership.  We are announcing a new partnership with National Enrollment Services (NES) that we believe will be of substantial benefit to you and your staff.  NES assists members with employee earned income tax credits and voluntary benefits, designed to enhance workforce retention and lower Worker’s Read More…

Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

Diversified Growth Strategies for CEOs of Long-Term Care Communities

By Amy Runge and Karl Rebay, PartnersMoss Adams Health Care Practice  As 2020 comes to a close, now is an opportune time for long-term care CEOs to reflect on organizational goals and establish priorities for the coming year and beyond. While the COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous challenges and operational disruptions, many organizations have proven Read More…

LGBT Older Adults
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

LGBTQ Older Californians: Building a More Equitable Aging Future

by Michael Adams, Chief Executive Officer, SAGE As we look to the future and consider what steps we need to take to build aging equity for older adults in California, the realities and needs of particularly vulnerable populations must be high on our collective radar screens. One such population is LGBTQ older adults. There are Read More…

NORC Senior Housing
Affordable Senior Housing Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

Remaking Senior Housing & Care to Serve Baby Boom Consumers in the COVID-19 Era

by Caroline F. Pearson, Senior Vice President, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Jerry Doctrow, Principal, Robust Retirement, LLC You have read the headlines and heard the conference presentations: “Baby Boomers want to stay in their homes as they age.” However, a 2019 NORC-LeadingAge survey found that 40 percent of older Baby Boomers said they Read More…

Lighthouse for Older Adults
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 Technology

Lighting Pathways to Digital Literacy in Senior Housing

by Robin Douglas, Robin Douglas Creative Services, LLC From ordering medication online to buying groceries or connecting with friends and family, the internet has become a critical survival tool today. Yet millions of low-income older adults in the U.S. lack the basic digital literacy skills they need due to barriers to access, affordability and training. Read More…

Message from LeadingAge CA President and CEO Jeannee Parker Martin
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

From the CEO: Reimagine

Hi, I’m Jeannee Parker Martin, President & CEO of LeadingAge California.  This month in addition to sharing the Fall issue of Engage Magazine, we’re especially excited to share the recent launch of a beautiful new website with easier navigation to help you find the resources you access most often.  You can always read the latest issue Read More…