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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.

Recruiting Job Candidates Over 50 With a Welcoming, Inclusive Environment

This member has become a certified Age-Friendly Employer, updating its recruitment practices to appeal to older generations of care professionals.

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 your organization. You can use them in your own advocacy, media outreach, and promotion. LeadingAge can leverage your 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.

You can submit a story on any topic, but right now LeadingAge is especially interested in stories focused on practical workforce innovations and on celebrating the dedicated work of caregiving professionals. Let us use your stories of workforce success to help your peers thrive in a time of relentless change. Visit the Story Collector now.

Have questions? See our Story Collector FAQs.