LeadingAge California is the leading advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in the state. The public-interest association represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of aging services – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, and home and community-based care – that collectively serve more than 100,000 seniors.

LeadingAge California eNews Bulletin

Providing information and insight on issues affecting older adults

Legislature Adjourns for Spring Recess, AL Bills Pending - by Eric Dowdy - April 17, 2014
The nearly 20 bills introduced to reform the state’s regulation of assisted living are making their way through legislative policy committees. Both the Senate and Assembly Human Services Committee have heard several of the measures, as well as the Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee. 

Affordable Housing: A New Proposal for Permanent Funding - by Meghan Masera - April 17, 2014
On Monday, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) unveiled a new investment plan for revenues generated from California’s cap-and-trade system, which includes a 20% set aside for affordable housing.

Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Refuse to Die - by Jack Christy - April 17, 2014
Long-Term Care (LTC) professionals, activists, advocates, academics, and policy makers continue to acknowledge the importance of finding a sustainable way of financing the delivery of Long-Term Care Services and Supports (LTSS). The repeal of the CLASS Act (Community Living Assistance Services and Supports) in 2012 was a setback, but has served to strengthen LTSS advocates efforts to address this pressing problem.

2011 Redistricting Consequences Completed by the 2014 Election Cycle - by Susan Holt - April 17, 2014
For Californians puzzled by the current arrangement of overlapping and seemingly unusual state Senate district boundaries, the welcome end to the confusion will finally occur with the 2014 election cycle. Redistricting is the process of dividing the population evenly into electoral districts for representation in Congress, the State Senate, Assembly, Board of Equalization, and other state, county, and local offices.

LeadingAge Insights Training Webinars Offered Through June
Three new training webinars on the five components of LeadingAge Insights will be offered through June. These webinars include an in-depth demonstration of Nursing Home Quality Metrics, an interactive data tool that analyzes 5-star ratings, staffing, quality measures, and deficiencies using the most currently publicly reported Nursing Home Compare data.

 

Events & Education

The latest events and educational opportunities for our members.

Conferences
Learn best practices, explore innovative ideas, hear from renowned experts in the field of aging services and network with your peers at LeadingAge California conferences.

2014 Annual Conference & Exposition
Join us May 5-7 in Palm Springs, CA. Click here to learn more and to register! Deadline is April 16.

Regions
LeadingAge California has region meetings which provide members with networking and education opportunities close to home.

2014 Calendar

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