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CO Governor Signs Bill Benefitting Seniors at Member Campus

On June 1, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed HB16-1187 which maintains the sales tax exemption for meals served to residents of retirement communities. The bill was supported by LeadingAge Colorado. The signing took place at Covenant Village of Colorado, a member of LeadingAge Colorado and nonprofit life plan community.

Opening the Doors to the Future

Our Annual Meeting theme this year is “Be the Difference.” Implied here is being the difference in people’s lives and, more specifically for LeadingAge context, for the lives of the seniors you touch with your care and services. 

LeadingAge CAST Releases New Electronic Health Record Adoption Model

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has updated its electronic health record (EHR) portfolio with a new CAST 7-stage EHR Adoption Model, as well as a new interactive online guide and a new case study.

Statement from LeadingAge on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Report: Healthy Aging Begins at Home

Washington -- The title of Bipartisan Policy Center’s report says it all: Healthy Aging Begins at Home. Research and common sense tell us that service enriched housing can slow health care costs and allow seniors to choose where and how they age.