LeadingAge California monitors and reports vital information on continually changing regulations, and advances member positions on policies that directly affect your operations and the well-being of the people you serve
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LeadingAge California's Membership
LeadinngAge California's membership includes a diversity of organizations that provide housing, services and care to older adults. Voting members are nonprofit organizations, which include:
• Affordable senior housing providers
• Assisted living facilities
• Continuing care retirement communities
• Home and community-based services
• Skilled nursing facilities
Joining the association includes membership to LeadingAge. Proprietary companies and individuals also participate as Associate and Allied members.
LeadingAge California was organized and incorporated in 1961 as a nonprofit California corporation charged with protecting the tax-exempt status of its members. Since then, the association has grown into a recognized leader in the state, advocating on behalf of its members, and providing quality educational programming and timely, relevant communications. With more than 400 members, LeadingAge California is an influential voice in Sacramento with legislators, regulators, boards and commissions.
Today, no organization can go it alone. It is a daunting task to keep up with the laws and regulations that seem to change on a daily basis, yet failure to do so can be costly and disruptive. At LeadingAge California you are represented by a skilled and effective public policy team committed to working on your issues and keeping you informed. LeadingAge California monitors and reports vital information on continually changing regulations, and advances member positions on policies that directly affect your operations and the well-being of the people you serve.
LeadingAge California takes action in Sacramento on your behalf with the state legislature, regulatory agencies and departments, helping enact legislation that affects your future. We coordinate efforts on state and federal policies with LeadingAge, our national association.
Training and Education
LeadingAge California develops and delivers quality educational programs at locations throughout California on topics that are critically important to the long-term care and aging community. Members benefit from the many educational opportunities available through the association, enabling them to grow and learn, manage change, implement cost-effective practices, and provide the highest level of service to clients.
LeadingAge California's size and purchasing power helps save members money and time through its approved vendor programs. As a member, you are eligible for the following:
• Group purchasing service
• Workers' Compensation Insurance
• Residents' Personal Property Insurance Plan
• Property/Casualty Insurance
• Resident Applicant Healthcare Screening
• Resident Satisfaction Assessment
• Long-Term Care Insurance
Still not sure?
As a member of LeadingAge California you will gain these advantages:
• Influence - Shape your future by getting involved in important policy decisions
• Knowledge - Receive quality training and education to meet regulatory requirements, serve residents more effectively, and grow and develop professionally
• Networking - Benefit from shared knowledge and build relationships with peers at LeadingAge California meeting
• Success Models - Learn from best practices and craft future plans and programs from excellent examples available from other members
• Savings - Save time and money with the association's group programs.
Any nonprofit home, facility, agency, or institution for the aging or physically disabled shall be deemed eligible for Membership with LeadingAge California providing said Member and the Corporation operating it meet the following requirements:
Complies with the following criteria:
Provides requested information about the Member, using the LeadingAge California application form.
Adheres to adopted and disseminated LeadingAge California policy regarding Membership standards and ethics.
Membership in LeadingAge California must be approved by the Board of Directors and shall not be transferable or assignable.
Through LeadingAge California you receive local, state and national representation in one valuable membership. Contact our membership department with questions or to request a membership application.