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Learning From
the Field

LeadingAge members are experts in aging services and we make it easy to learn from colleagues across the sector. That’s why we curate meaningful stories, case studies, and best practices from members around the country.

Technology Helps Overcome Hearing Loss, Language Barriers for Residents

This member adopted a simple two-way communication system that makes one-on-one and group communication easy and streamlines translation for non-English speakers.

Member Stories by Topic

  • Giving Voice and Honor to Older Adults: This LeadingAge-member provider helps residents tell their stories of life and wisdom with the help of writer-volunteers.
  • Celebrating Resilience and Community During Older Americans Month: The 2nd annual DC Longevity Fun Run brought together people of all ages, 11 aging services organizations, and local dignitaries to honor older adults, the people who serve them, and the importance of community.
  • Living Their Best Lives in the Place They Call Home: Aging services providers encompass a variety of creative organizations offering services ranging from simple help at home, to housing, to long-term nursing and memory care for those who need it. See how nonprofit and mission-driven providers help residents and clients live healthier, happier lives.
  • Leading Life Their Way: Extra help from aging services can improve older adults’ quality of life, safety, and happiness. See how nonprofit aging services providers help residents and clients live their best lives.

LeadingAge Story Collector

Your Stories Matter: It’s Time to Tell Them

Your stories are valuable, both to LeadingAge and to you. You can use them in your own advocacy, media outreach, and promotion. LeadingAge can leverage stories for member learning and advocacy. With support from LeadingAge Gold Partner Greystone, we’re collecting stories that demonstrate the humanity and direct impact of our work.

Let us use your stories of innovation, engagement, quality of care, and community-building to show how LeadingAge members support older adults. How are you recruiting, retaining, and rewarding the staff that make your organization go? How are you using technology to streamline operations? How are you keeping residents and clients engaged and able to live their best lives? How are you rethinking service models to adapt to a changing environment? Visit the Story Collector now.

Have questions? See our Story Collector FAQs.