Become a Member

For membership questions or
to request an application:

Melanie Ripley
Director of Membership
(916) 469-3392


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Why Become a Member of LeadingAge California?

Become part of the powerful advocacy voice LeadingAge California provides to represent your interests in the state government and regulatory agencies. 

Access in-person and online networking with your peers in not-for-profit senior living and services to tap the collective wisdom and grow your professional resources. 

Receive up-to-date education on regulatory changes, market data, trends in the field, and more.

Access tools and programs to develop leadership, innovative thinking, passion, and commitment in your whole organization.

Save Money. Reduce your operating costs by leveraging the power of community with members only group purchasing and insurance programs.

Resources Available to Members

Buyer's Guide: Included in our Membership Directory is an index of products and services that help aging services providers do their jobs better.

Engage Communities: A social network exclusively for members of LeadingAge California, Engage Communities includes discussion groups for each segment of our membership along with libraries to share files, videos, and many other resources. Ask questions, share ideas, and network with your colleagues!

Insights: A suite of market intelligence tools and resources to help inform your strategic business decisions.

Career Center: Our new and improved Career Center allows members to post their open positions exclusively to the LeadingAge California website OR to the National Healthcare Career Network, which will post your ad to a wide range of association job boards across the country. 

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Is your organization already a member?
Click here to create your account to register for events and more! Not sure? Contact Melanie Ripley at

Not-for-Profit Providers

LeadingAge California's core membership is composed of not-for-profit senior living and service organizations including:

  • Affordable senior housing providers
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Residential and Multi-Level Care Facilities
  • Continuing care retirement communities
  • Home and community-based services
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • PACE Programs

Click here to submit an application for membership interest and the LeadingAge California Membership Department will contact you to discuss membership benefits, opportunities, and dues.

Business Members

Associate/Business members are companies that provide products or services to LeadingAge California provider members. 

Reach your target market
LeadingAge California has over 400 providers of not-for-profit senior living and service providers in our membership. As an Associate Member, you will have access to decision makers and influencers in the communities you are trying to reach with your expertise, products and services.

Download the Member Benefits Matrix for an outline of the different membership levels available and choose the level that best meets your access needs and budget.

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Individual members include students and others with an interest in the field and the work of LeadingAge California, who do not qualify for membership in any other category.

Please note, consultants and other individuals seeking to network with and market to LeadingAge California provider members do not qualify for Individual Membership.  Please see the Business Membership application.

Also, individuals working at provider communities do not qualify for Individual Memberships. You are considered a member when your community joins the association. Don’t know if you are a member? Call LeadingAge California at (916) 392-5111 to confirm.

Download a PDF copy of the Student Application or Supporter Application. You can also complete the applications online by clicking below. 

Student Application Supporter Application

For-Profit Providers

As a for-profit provider, you have access to many of the same benefits as not-for-profit providers including:

  • Being a part of the LeadingAge California effort to improve the public policy environment for senior living and service providers in California

  • Accessing world class educational resources on best practices and current trends in the field

  • Networking, both in person and online, with your peers in senior living and services

  • Saving money! Reduce operating expenses through participation in LeadingAge California group purchasing programs.

Download a PDF copy of the membership application or complete your application for membership interest online by clicking below.

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