Conversations with Katie

We’re All in This Together

Every provider of aging services finds itself facing financial, workforce, and strategic challenges in our post-COVID world. These challenges may differ in scale from one organization to another, but no organization is immune.  We are all in this together. And that gives us a lot to talk about and a […]

The Transformative Power of Technology

Technology has transformed the field of aging services over the past few decades. And that transformation is far from over. Many of us welcome this transformation. We’re excited to imagine the unlimited ways technology could bolster our ability to deliver high-quality services and supports to a growing older population. At […]

LeadingAge and Its Members: A Dynamic Partnership

A dynamic partnership exists between LeadingAge, our state partners, and members around the country. Consider, for example, the ways in which we are each responding to our field’s workforce crisis: LeadingAge members are determined to tackle workforce challenges head-on in their local communities, where they know the players, the competition, […]

I Am Because We Are

We are reminded every day that our well-being is intricately intertwined with the well-being of others. Our African concept of Ubuntu—”I am because we are”—captures this beautifully. … It is in the simplicity of this philosophy that we draw our resilience.  Global Ageing Network Board Member Femada Shaman wrote these […]

It’s Time to Get Busy

As soon as the results of November’s midterm elections were finalized, news outlets around the country began analyzing the makeup of the 118th Congress, which convened in Washington, DC, on January 3. Pundits have spent the last two months trying to predict what lies ahead for the new Congress and, […]

Bringing Aging Policy to the White House

Now more than ever, our nation needs centralized and strategic coordination across federal agencies to help us effectively address the critical challenges and opportunities facing older Americans. But make no mistake: the coordination we need can’t happen without leadership and vision from the executive branch of government. That’s why LeadingAge […]