Aging Services Workforce Now: LeadingAge Workforce Grassroots Advocacy Campaign

 

About the Aging Services Workforce Now Campaign 

The workforce crisis in our sector requires immediate action. There is no single solution to unprecedented workforce challenges; a wide range of ideas, policies, and solutions are needed to ensure America’s older adults and families can get the care and services they need. LeadingAge’s ongoing federal government advocacy is culminating in this new coordinated advocacy campaign—join us to take action for the aging services workforce–now! 

Policy Asks

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Tools and Resources

Articles and Updates

Aging Service Workforce Now Campaign Activity Includes:

  • Congressional Virtual Briefing: Addressing the Workforce Crisis in Aging Services - July 20
  • Capitol Hill Meetings 
  • Virtual Day of Action - July 27
  • Action Alerts series - July and August
  • Administration Briefing 
  • Administration Meetings 
  • State-level workforce coffee chats
  • Administration and Congressional letters

Policy Asks

LeadingAge is calling on Congress and the Administration to:

  • Pay aging services professionals a living wage
  • Offer incentives to retain and attract qualified staff
  • Expand training and advancement opportunities
  • Build dependable international pipelines of trained caregivers
  • Enact meaningful, equitable long-term care financing

Read LeadingAge’s complete set of asks here and access these leave-behinds for Congress and the Administration, and an overview of LeadingAge’s policy asks.

Take Action

LeadingAge and our members know what can work – and we’re urging policymakers, advocates, and anyone who cares about older Americans to join providers by acting now. Here's how you can get involved:

Tools and Resources

LeadingAge is making it easy to get involved in the campaign by providing a growing set of tools and resources for members and advocates:

Articles and Updates

Stay on top of the very latest campaign perspectives and activities with these articles and updates:

Policy Asks

Take Action

Tools and Resources

LeadingAge Articles and Updates