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Thank you for your interest in LeadingAge New York- the complete association for non-profit senior living, services and housing providers in New York State.

Founded in 1961, LeadingAge New York represents over 550 mission-driven, not-for-profit or government-sponsored organizations that provide housing, care or services for the aging and disabled, including: Nursing homes, Assisted living, Adult care facilities, HUD or other low-income senior housing, Market-rate housing, Home care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) and other senior living services and supports. LeadingAge New York is the state affiliate of the national association, LeadingAge.

Top Five Reasons to Join LeadingAge New York

Policy analysts: Our policy analysts specialize in very specific areas – housing, home care, assisted living, skilled nursing, PACE/MLTC – and they are authorities in their fields, ahead of the curve on policy changes and influential issues. They’re here to answer your questions and help find solutions for you on everything from reimbursement issues to surveys, assisted living regulations, Medicaid questions, the state budget and all service line issues.

Information: LeadingAge New York is your direct liaison to the state Department of Health, keeping you updated in real time on discussions and decisions that affect you, your employees and your residents. LeadingAge New York staff members meet on a regular basis with DOH and its Office of Long Term Care along with other state entities and deliver the pertinent information directly and expediently to you. We keep you informed via our Web site, news alerts and a weekly summary of everything you need to know.

Advocacy: As a LeadingAge New York member, you’re part of a powerful, respected and influential force in the New York political arena. LeadingAge New York vigilantly monitors the pulse of state government, and a number of LeadingAge New York staff members are registered lobbyists and have earned valuable recognition both inside the Capitol and throughout the state. Accordingly, LeadingAge New York’s input is routinely sought by government leaders and policymakers. LeadingAge New York serves as its members’ government watchdog on all health and regulatory issues, and when you join, you know that you’re getting the very best in aggressive lobbying on issues that affect senior living and services.

Education: LeadingAge New York’s comprehensive conference offerings bring in experts from all over the country to some of New York’s most popular venues. Each year, LeadingAge New York produces several major conferences, including its enormously popular Annual Conference and Exposition. Other conferences are tailored for housing professionals, financial managers and directors of social work and nursing. Though the conferences are open to non-members, the fees are significantly higher. LeadingAge New York also offers service line-specific audio conferences and an online learning center, allowing you to keep up on trends, topics and CEUs in a time-saving, cost-effective way.

Economy: LeadingAge New York and LeadingAge have a joint membership arrangement. This means that for your combined dues payment sent to LeadingAge New York, you receive the benefits and services of both associations, including money-saving group purchasing through Value First.  LeadingAge New York offers a wide range of products through the LeadingAge New York Services Endorsed Vendor program, getting you the best prices on the things you need to succeed. Members also pay discounted prices for conferences and other events and educational offerings, saving you money at every opportunity.