You are currently viewing posts that are of general interest to all aging services providers.

pandemic work life
Engage Magazine General Interest Winter 2021

How the Pandemic has Changed Work Life

We chatted with Rita Ng, Social Worker and Victoria Milburn, Activity Therapist at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in San Francisco, Calif. about some of the key ways day-to-day “work life” has changed since COVID-19 and how residents and staff have adapted. What’s been the biggest adjustment/change to your day-to-day routine?  Victoria: The biggest Read More…

Engage Magazine General Interest Winter 2021

Detecting and Preventing Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

by AIMEE LEEPER, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFICER, CRA PARTNERS/SENIOR CRIMESTOPPERS Stories about the financial exploitation of elders that make news are ones where the victim has name recognition. Recently we’ve heard much about Marvel icon Stan Lee becoming the target of financial predators. No less tragic are the abuses that occur to those with less Read More…

Message from LeadingAge CA President and CEO Jeannee Parker Martin
Engage Magazine General Interest Winter 2021

From the CEO: The Workforce Evolution

by JEANNEE PARKER MARTIN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, LEADINGAGE CALIFORNIA  One year into the pandemic, work culture has forever changed. COVID-19 exposed significant and systemic disparities in workforce in housing, care and services for older adults, including wage gaps, inequities in the ability to work during a crisis, and chronic staffing shortages. Growing the workforce remains a critical Read More…

General Interest

Value First and HPSI Purchasing Services Affiliation Agreement Delivers Savings to LeadingAge California Members

January 1, 2021, St. Paul Value First and HPSI Purchasing Services are pleased to announce the affiliation agreement that was entered into effective January 1, 2021. As senior living providers continue to struggle with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their communities, Value First is able to offer the choices, solutions and savings that Read More…

All Provider Types General Interest

Bay Area Seniors Go Digital, Help Relieve Stress of Teachers During the Pandemic

By Lola Rain When the pandemic hit, Gina Rodriguez and her Community Services team at Sequoia Living acted quickly. She knew the impact of social isolation on her participants would be detrimental to their health. She also knew the students they are responsible for tutoring would suffer. “We needed to regroup and not wait,” explained Read More…