a vision for the future
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

A Look to the Past and a Vision for the Future

For this anniversary issue, we connected with some of our long-time members to learn how the industry has changed since the founding of LeadingAge California in 1961. Laverne Joseph, President and CEO (retired), Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) My involvement with the association goes back to when I came from Chicago to Long Beach in 1987. Read More…

EMERGE - a growing network of leaders
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

EMERGE: A Growing Network of Leaders

by Kay Kallander, former Vice President for Strategic Planning, ABHOW (retired) Larry Minnix, former President and CEO of the national LeadingAge organization, asked the question to leaders in the field of senior services, “What keeps you up at night?” He was surprised by the universal response: “Where are the leaders of tomorrow going to come from?”  Read More…

LeadingAge California looks toward the future
Engage Magazine Spring/Summer 2021

The 60-60 Tour: A Guidepost for Our Future

by Jeannee Parker Martin, president and CEO, LeadingAge California The 60-60 Tour was the most inspirational experience I’ve had in many years. The tour was imagined as an opportunity to visit 60 organizations over a 60-day period to celebrate our 60th Anniversary. We did better than that – we interviewed more than 150 residents, administrators, Read More…

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…