equity through telehealth
Engage Magazine Fall 2021 General Interest

Equity through Telehealth

The Center for Connected Health Policy is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization in Sacramento working to maximize telehealth as a tool to improve health equity in California. It is a program under the Public Health Institute. We sat down with Executive Director Mei Kwong to talk about the importance of telehealth during and beyond COVID-19 and Read More…

iNSPIRE Project
Engage Magazine Fall 2021

Inspiring Diversity

 By Amanda Davidson, Grant Manager, LeadingAge California  Diversity, equity, and inclusion in aging are at the forefront of LeadingAge California’s advocacy for older adults. The LeadingAge California iNSPIRE Project, a CMP grant-funded project that brings engagement technology from It’s Never Too Late (iN2L) to 60 skilled nursing facilities, also seeks opportunities to support these important initiatives in its work.  The residents of California’s skilled nursing facilities represent the diverse makeup of the state. Diversity in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, language, (dis)ability, and age offers skilled nursing Read More…

Obie for Seniors
Engage Magazine Fall 2021

Diversity and Inclusion in Senior Products

By Michal Herz, PH.D., Ageing Product Manager at EyeClick The field of aging care is one that has traditionally attracted a certain type of workforce. Often, care teams are composed of people with high levels of emotional intelligence, who are hardworking and most importantly, caring individuals. These traits are evident in even the smallest of Read More…

Message from LeadingAge CA President and CEO Jeannee Parker Martin
Engage Magazine Fall 2021

From the CEO: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access

By Jeannee Parker Martin, President and CEO, LeadingAge California Earlier this year, LeadingAge California launched its bold Equity Initiative, under the direction of Donna Murphy (HumanGood) and Jerry Brown (Covia/Front Porch), staffed by Meghan Rose, General Counsel and Director of Social Impact Initiatives and Housing Policy, and supported by grants from the Archstone Foundation, California Health Care Foundation and TELACU.  At our virtual Annual Conference in Read More…