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: Engage Headlines

Providing information and insight on issues affecting older adults

Prevailing Wage Bill Re-Introduced - by Eric Dowdy - March 4, 2015
In 2013, SB 615 (Galgiani, D-Stockton) was introduced, which would have characterized any health facility construction project using conduit revenue bond financing (in whole or part) as a “public work” and subject it to the prevailing wage requirements which could add 20 to 25 percent in additional costs to construction.

CCRC Entrance Fee Repayment Bill Introduced - by Eric Dowdy - March 4, 2015
Legislation has been introduced in the California State Senate that would require Continuing Care Retirement Communities to repay entrance fees to residents or their estates within 90 days after the unit has been vacated. Current law requires the repayment occur upon resale of the resident’s unit.

Assembly Speaker Announces Plan to Finance Affordable Housing - by Meghan Rose - March 5, 2015
Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) has announced a series of legislative proposals to create more affordable housing in California.

Partner with SIRUM on Medicine Donations – Apr. 22 Webinar - by Jedd Hampton - March 5, 2015
LeadingAge California currently partners with Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine (SIRUM) in a program that allows our members to donate unused medicine to individuals in need instead of destroy it. SIRUM’s medication donation program will enable our members to reduce pharmaceutical waste, reduce environmental impacts and save money all at once.

Redesign of LeadingAge CA Website Coming Soon - by Eric Dowdy - February 19, 2015
LeadingAge California will be unveiling its new and improved website in the coming weeks. The new site has been redesigned with ease of use by members as the main priority. 

Events & Education

The latest events and educational opportunities for our members.

Upcoming 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.

MAY 4, 2015 - MAY 6, 2015
Annual Conference & Exposition: Be the Voice!
Monterey, CA.

MAY 28, 2015-MAY 29, 2015
Improving Dementia Care in Nursing Homes Conference (co-sponsor)
Los Angeles, CA.

This conference will include National and State updates, clinical case study presentations, interactive panel discussions and more. Download the flyer.

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

2015 Calendar

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