Conversations with Katie

Addressing Our HCBS Infrastructure Crisis

We’ve lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the health crisis we’ve lived with for more than a year hasn’t just been about loss. It’s also been a time to discover and appreciate those who kept our society going when everything seemed to be falling apart. Grocery store workers […]

Supporting Voting Rights for All

The right to vote is critical to the experience of being an American. LeadingAge has long supported efforts to remove barriers to voting for older adults, who are uniquely susceptible to common causes of disenfranchisement—from restrictions in the use of absentee ballots to limiting access to polling locations. Each election […]

Change is in the Air

I’ve worked in aging services since the 1980s, and as 2021 unfolds, I‘ve come to an empowering realization: there has never been a greater opportunity than now to change long-term services and supports (LTSS)—forever and for the better. I’m pleased to report that change is the air. The Administration and […]

Our Strength Lies in Partnership

Just over a month ago, LeadingAge welcomed members of the Visiting Nurse Association of America/ElevatingHOME (VNAA) into our fold. VNAA members became LeadingAge members through a process we began months ago. COVID-19 has underscored the critical importance of that affiliation—in ways we might not have predicted. LeadingAge has long been […]

Reaching Out Across the Globe

Every LeadingAge member has been fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 11 months, witnessing first-hand the devastating toll that the virus has taken on those who depend on us for long-term services and supports. We weren’t alone. Our colleagues around the world have also […]