California State Capitol in Sacramento
Engage Magazine Fall 2020

View from the Capitol: Looking to the New Year

by Eric Dowdy, Chief Government Affairs Officer, LeadingAge California With the 2020 election (somewhat) behind us and the COVID-19 infection rate picking up momentum as we head into the winter months, the prospects for regaining a sense of normalcy next year remain very uncertain. The pandemic has thrown the state’s budget into a deficit situation Read More…

AARP Racial Equity in Aging Services
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

Aging Services: Leading in an Era of a Pandemic, Systemic Failures and Racial and Social Unrest

by Jean Accius, PhD., Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership, AARP The familiar adage is “bad things always happen in threes.” That’s never been more true than it is today. When the pandemic, economic crisis, and racial and social unrest collided this year, it spelled catastrophe for older Americans and communities of color. Today, we Read More…

artificial intelligence in senior care
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest Technology

AI, Voice, and More: The High-Tech Future of the $740 Billion Senior Care Industry Is Here

by Fahad Aziz, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, CareMerge  Since 2008, 10,000 baby boomers have reached retirement age every day. That won’t slow down until 2031, when the U.S. population of seniors will be almost twice what it was in 2008. The opportunity for tech providers to serve this group is tremendous: the senior care Read More…

Gallagher fire safety
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest

Seven Tips to Stay Ahead of Wildfires and Prepare Your Residents

by Linda Pierce, Esq., Gallagher  As of October, 44,000 wildfires have burned more than 7.7 million acres in the United States – 4 million acres in California alone this year. No matter where you are located in the U.S., but particularly in the western states, chances are that you and your residents have been affected Read More…

iNSPIRE Project
Engage Magazine Fall 2020 General Interest Nursing Homes

Congratulations Selected iNSPIRE Member Communities

LeadingAge California would like to congratulate the following Members accepted to the grant-funded iNSPIRE Project:  Artesia Christian Home (Artesia), Brandel Manor (Turlock), Carlsbad By The Sea Care Center (Carlsbad), Eskaton Care Center Fair Oaks (Fair Oaks), Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven (Sacramento), Eskaton Care Center Manzanita (Carmichael), Eskaton Village Carmichael Care Center (Carmichael), Hollenbeck Palms (Los 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…