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14 Dec, 2016, 15:31 ET New Survey Results Reveal The Importance And Challenges Of Dining Services At Senior Living Communities

A recent survey of senior living executives revealed two opposing trends relating to the dining services provided at senior living communities and...


11 Mar, 2016, 13:42 ET CAST Expands Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Technology Toolkit

 The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) updated its Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring toolkit adding 6 new...


26 Jan, 2015, 10:03 ET Dear Abby aka Jeanne Phillips to be Honored at 2015 Great Minds Gala Hosted by Diane Rehm

Dear Abby aka Jeanne Phillips will be honored with the 2015 Proxmire Award, which recognizes a national figure who has demonstrated leadership and...


10 Apr, 2013, 17:14 ET Statement from LeadingAge on President Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal

LeadingAge supports the approach President Obama's 2014 budget proposal takes on deficit reduction, balancing spending cuts with increased revenues....


02 Jan, 2013, 16:54 ET LeadingAge Commends Congress on Avoiding Fiscal Cliff

Organization Will Work With Congress to Support New Long-Term Care Commission LeadingAge, an association of more than 6,000 not-for-profit...


20 Dec, 2012, 16:53 ET LeadingAge Urges Congress to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

Policymakers Must Take A Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction  As January 1 quickly approaches, LeadingAge, a not-for-profit...


19 Dec, 2012, 10:15 ET New Video Depicts How Existing Technologies Can Facilitate Coordinated Care and Aging in Place

A new video from the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) depicts how affordable technologies that are currently available can...


28 Aug, 2012, 10:13 ET LeadingAge Maryland Announces New Executive Director

Jill Schumann Brings Years of Nonprofit Leadership and Consulting Experience to the Role  The Board of Directors of LeadingAge Maryland...


02 Aug, 2012, 10:22 ET LeadingAge and NewCourtland Join Forces to Award $100K in Grants

Grants to Fund Innovative Projects that Blend Housing and Services for Low-Income Elderly  Today, LeadingAge announced the availability...


28 Jun, 2012, 12:30 ET LeadingAge Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Decision

 With the U.S Supreme Court's decision today, we anticipate that implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will continue moving...


28 Jun, 2012, 11:57 ET LeadingAge Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Decision

With the U.S Supreme Court's decision today, we anticipate that implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will continue moving...


24 May, 2012, 14:34 ET LeadingAge Statement on Introduction of Legislation To Support Caregivers From Larry Minnix, President & CEO

   We commend Senator Amy Klobuchar for reintroducing the Americans Giving care to Elders (AGE) Act as a manifestation of her...


21 Nov, 2011, 15:33 ET LeadingAge Statement on Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Decision

Although it appears the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction may not come to an agreement on a deficit reduction plan, we expect Congress...


22 Sep, 2011, 15:46 ET Statement from Larry Minnix, CEO, LeadingAge, on CLASS Act Status

We Must Continue Implementing the CLASS Act "We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration on the implementation of the Community...


15 Sep, 2011, 16:16 ET Statement From LeadingAge CEO Larry Minnix on the Repeal CLASS Working Group Report

"What we read in today's report about the CLASS Act is wrong.  These concerns were addressed in 2009 and questions raised about CLASS have...


29 Jul, 2011, 17:19 ET LeadingAge Statement on the Medicare Payment Rate for Skilled Nursing Facilities

"We are appalled that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) chose to implement an 11.1% across-the-board rate cut for skilled...


19 Jul, 2011, 17:16 ET LeadingAge Statement on Gang of Six Proposal to Repeal CLASS From Larry Minnix, President & CEO

The following is a statement from Larry Minnix, President & CEO: It is shameful that the Gang of Six is proposing the repeal of the CLASS...


05 Apr, 2011, 15:53 ET LeadingAge Statement: Long-Term Services and Supports Are the Solution, Not the Problem

We cannot address the country's woes on the backs of our nation's most vulnerable elders. It's unethical, unconscionable and unsound economics. If...


17 Mar, 2011, 17:08 ET LeadingAge Statement on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing on the CLASS Act

LeadingAge President & CEO Larry Minnix testified before the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee today on the importance of the...


25 Jan, 2011, 12:03 ET AAHSA's New Name: LeadingAge

As of today, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) is now LeadingAge. The new name is the result of a call from the...