Founded in 1961, LeadingAge California is the state’s leading advocate for quality, non-profit senior living and care. The association’s advocacy, educational programs and public relations help its members best serve the needs of the state’s older adults. LeadingAge California represents nearly 700 non-profit providers of senior living and care, as well as business services providers, including: Affordable Housing, Life Plan Communities, Assisted Living and Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Home- and Community-Based Care services, including PACE, Adult Day Health Care, and Home Care.
Assisted Living Life Plan/CCRC

DSS-CCLD Releases Spring Quarterly Update

The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division has released its Spring 2019 Quarterly Update for Adult and Senior Care. It is available on their website here. Topics include: Updated RCFE Regulations on Eviction Notices Home Health Agencies/Hospice and RCFEs Updated Personal Rights Forms Available TB Screening Requirements for Staff and Residents Nurse Consultant’s Corner – Best Read More…


Lea Pipes Announces Retirement from MPTF

Lea Pipes, the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s Vice President of Community Services has announced her retirement from the organization effective May 3, 2019. A long-time LeadingAge California member, Pipes has served on the Board of Directors, Public Policy Committee, Service Excellence Committee and chaired various cabinets and committees over her tenure. A social worker Read More…

General Interest

Episcopal Communities and Services Names Rahilly as CFO

James Rothrock, CEO of Episcopal Communities and Services has announced that Charlie Rahilly will be the organization’s next Chief Financial Officer. In an extensive search, Rothrock noted that “Charlie brings accounting, finance, marketing, sales and organizational development skills to the ECS family of companies.” Mr. Rahilly will assume his new role on April 8, 2019.

Nursing Homes

New Online Process for Submitted Patient Needs Waivers

The Department of Public Health has released AFL 19-15.1 which outlines a streamlined process for submitting applications for Skilled Nursing Facilities requesting a Patient Needs Waiver and Workforce Shortage Waiver. Key highlights of AFL 19-15.1: The online waiver application period is only open between January 1st to April 1st for each application year. (This year Read More…