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About LeadingAge

The mission of LeadingAge is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. Our membership includes 6,000 not-for-profit organizations representing the entire field of aging services, 39 state partners, and hundreds of businesses, consumer groups, foundations, and research partners. Together, our members touch 4 million lives every day. 

LeadingAge is also a part of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (IAHSA), which spans 30 countries across the globe. 

LeadingAge is a 501c3 tax exempt charitable organization focused on education, advocacy, and applied research.

Who We Are

LeadingAge History

In 1961, a group of these organizations came together and developed an association to learn from each other, advocate together and inspire our country to view aging differently.

Our Leadership Imperatives

Consistent with our mission, the LeadingAge leadership imperatives recognize the driving forces influencing aging services and propose 2-year outcomes and 10-year impacts we believe will transform aging services.

Strategic Plan: 2014-2018

The 2014 LeadingAge Strategic Plan sets clear objectives for our organization and its members over the next 5 years.

Working at LeadingAge

A listing of LeadingAge job opportunities.

Our 2013 Annual Report

Our annual accountability to members with messages from Larry Minnix, Chair Audrey Weiner, and acknowledgement of the many members who serve our association.

2012 Annual Report

Inspire. Serve. Advocate. This is LeadingAge's promise to our members, and the theme of our 2012 Annual Report.

2013 Accomplishments

Aligned with our brand promise to Inspire, Serve, Advocate, we accomplished the following in 2013 on behalf of our members.