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LeadingAge Press Releases

Here you'll find the latest press statements from LeadingAge. Press inquiries should be directed to Emily Wilson, 202-508-9492 or


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Senator Grassley to Visit Edgewater Retirement Community

Sen. Chuck Grassley will visit Edgewater, a Wesley Active Life retirement community this Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m. for a question-and-answer style forum.

Tommy Goodwin Joins LeadingAge as Director of Member Advocacy

Tommy Goodwin has joined LeadingAge director of member advocacy. In this newly created role, Goodwin will work with LeadingAge's member advocacy, communications and legislative affairs staff to ensure that members are engaged with their legislators, briefed on proposed legislation, and informed about LeadingAge's policy priorities. You can reach Tommy at 202-508-9442 or

The Glen Campbell Family, Film Director/Producer James Keach and Producer Trevor Albert to be Honored with the Proxmire Award

Today, LeadingAge and EMA announced the honorees of the Senator William Proxmire award, Excellence in Dementia Care award and the Family Caregiver award. The honorees were selected for their exceptional leadership in the quest to improve the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

New Telehealth Selection Resources Released by LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies

LeadingAge’s Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) today released 2 new resources designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify and select telehealth products: a whitepaper and a telehealth selection matrix.

Long-Term Care Commission Issues Recommendations

On Sept. 14, the Long-Term Care Commission issued its recommendations. LeadingAge President Larry Minnix commended the commission, and called on Congress to address long-term care financing, on which the commission could not agree. We are reviewing the recommendations and will have a thorough analysis in the next few days.