View from the Capitol
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

View from the Capitol: A Look Back…

by Eric Dowdy, Chief Government Affairs Officer, LeadingAge California As LeadingAge California reflects on its 60 years of service, it is important to note that advocacy has always been central to the work and mission of the organization. Formed to protect its members’ nonprofit status in 1961, the association has never lost sight of its Read More…

NES Advocating for the Caregiver
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

Top Quality Care Begins with Caring for the Caregiver

by Howard Labow, CEO, National Enrollment Services (NES) America is in the midst of an aging evolution. With advancing medicines and increased life expectancies, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is projected to double by 2060. Communities across America are finding young people moving away. This leaves older adults to “age in place” Read More…

milestone anniversaries
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

How to turn your community’s anniversary into a rebirth

by Don Warfield, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, 3rdThird Marketing As LeadingAge California celebrates 60, it’s the perfect occasion to discuss how nonprofit and Life Plan communities can leverage their own milestones for PR and prospecting. As a mission-driven company, 3rdThird Marketing loves nonprofit communities that are truly invested in the wellbeing of elders. Read More…

Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: The California SOMAH Grant

by John Wood, CEO, Sunfolio Although many states have created incentives for solar implementation on affordable multifamily housing projects, California was the first and remains the leader in providing incentives to implement solar on affordable multifamily properties.     Beginning in 2008, California originally led the nation by subsidizing solar on affordable properties with the Read More…

Strategic Foresight
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

What’s Next? Using Strategic Foresight to Proactively Create and Work Towards a Preferred Future

by OLIVIA MASTRY, JD, MPH, COLLECTIVE ACTION LAB We have reached a new horizon in which many organizations are lifting their gaze from the immediate challenges of COVID-19 and asking, now what? For many, this means taking stock of side-lined strategies and asking, what is still relevant and what requires change? Before diving in with Read More…

person centered care
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

Relationships with Younger Generations Are Key to Resident Wellness

by Fahad Aziz, Co-founder and CTO, Caremerge Seniors living in today’s structured communities are participating in a relatively recent trend, and the culture of these housing options is still evolving. In the early 1980s, the newly popular consumer-centered approach to senior housing quickly segmented to meet the needs of folks with different physical and financial Read More…