About LeadingAge

LeadingAge is a community of nonprofit aging services providers and other mission-driven organizations serving older adults.

LeadingAge Mission & Vision

  • Mission

    The Trusted Voice For Aging.

  • Vision

    An America Freed From Ageism.

Our Values

  • Courage

    We take risks to overcome fear and obstacles. We have the freedom to be creative and to break new ground. We do what is right and take action with a plan.

  • Community

    We believe that we are stronger together and that community is built when diverse thought leads to common action. We value the power of relationships.

  • Catalyst

    We serve as a community partner and connector to solve problems and create new opportunities to better serve an aging America.

  • Stewardship

    We are responsible guardians for our field. We are committed to upholding members’ work and resources. We hold ourselves accountable for our mission, vision, and values.

LeadingAge History

A small group of nonprofit providers of aging services decided in 1961 to establish an association that would help them live out their shared mission: to provide compassionate, high-quality programs and services to the nation’s growing older population.


Hello. We are LeadingAge!

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