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LeadingAge Listservs

Joining LeadingAge's listservs is a great way to connect with your peers, get answers to questions and share what you know with your colleagues. Listserv membership is open to all LeadingAge members and their staff. Check out the full listserv terms of service

Visit My.LeadingAge.org to sign up for these networks. Verification can take up to 24 hours. Once verified, you can use the email addresses below to send your messages.

Adult Day adultday-listserv@lyris.leadingage.org
Assisted Living
Offers Assisted Living providers a vehicle for seeking input on a variety of operational and technical issues from colleagues who may have faced the same questions and can share their experience. In the highly regulated service of assisted living, operational issues arise regularly and this Listserv gives AL management a vehicle for seeking answers and input from others.
assisted-living@lyris.leadingage.org
CAST/Technology
Offers LeadingAge Members, CAST Supporters and CAST Business Associates a vehicle to discuss technology applications for the aging services field. The listserv is moderated by CAST staff. This listserv is an opportunity to ask questions about specific technology-related issues, and share experiences and non-promotional information in a peer-to-peer format. Members access the listserv to request information about technology solutions, like Wifi, Broad Band, Data Back-up, E-mail, Encryption, Mobile Device Support, Nurse Call Systems, Software Packages, EHRs, Medication Management, Telehealth, Remote Monitoring, IT Strategic Planning, IT Staffing, Support and Related Policies. Discussions on this listserv are archived and accessible to participants.
cast@lyris.leadingage.org  
CCaH
Facilitates communication between members offering this program and those who are considering starting an At Home program. The concept of providing the benefits of a CCRC while having the consumer maintain their existing residence is a new and exciting concept. Members ask questions and ask for information on both start-up issues and ongoing operations.
continuing_care@lyris.leadingage.org
CCRC
Facilitates communication between members offering this program and those who are considering starting an At Home program. The concept of providing the benefits of a CCRC while having the consumer maintain their existing residence is a new and exciting concept. Members ask questions and ask for information on both start-up issues and ongoing operations.
ccrc@lyris.leadingage.org
Elder Justice elder_justice@lyris.leadingage.org
Facilities Management Professionals
Listserv provides a forum for members seeking information and advice from peers on a range of topics from administrative benchmarks to zero-based budgeting. Members regularly post questions about-products and services and receive recommendations from peers about best practices and purchasing recommendations. Attendees at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting can attend an informal networking event where facility professionals come together to share their everyday challenges and solutions with other members. The listserv and annual networking event, provide excellent opportunities for members to talk with peers about the challenges that keep them up and night and receive practical guidance about what works (or doesn’t work) with other members.
fmp_networking@lyris.leadingage.org
Fair Housing
Listserv provides the opportunity to share information and ideas when addressing Fair Housing issues. Members pose questions that help them address specific issues in their community and get responses to help navigate the issues. Recent inquiries have included questions about service animals, reasonable accommodations, and admission agreements.
fair_housing_issues@lyris.leadingage.org 
Governance
Listserv serves board members and executives of LeadingAge member organizations who share an interest in nonprofit governance. Members connect through this listserv and at governance education and networking events. Board members and CEOs access the listserv to consult with peers about governance policies and practices as well as to request (and share) tools and information on such topics as board member recruitment, orientation and retention; board and CEO evaluation; board and committee structure and roles; accountability; and strategic thinking in today’s complex governing climate.
governance@lyris.leadingage.org
Grassroots Advocacy  grassroots@lyris.leadingage.org
HCBS
Was initiated to help LeadingAge HCBS members, including Senior Centers, Villages, Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly, private duty and non-medical home care, non-medical transportation, Area Agencies on Aging and other community-based providers funded through Medicare, Medicaid, Older Americans Act and State and local funding sources to share information on best practices, grants, and distance learning opportunities. Topics such as HCBS Characteristics rule, Companionship exemption, cuts in Older Americans Act funding, liability issues and distance learning opportunities have been discussed.
hcbslistserv@lyris.leadingage.org
Home Health
Listserv serves board members and executives of LeadingAge member organizations who share an interest in nonprofit governance. Members connect through this listserv and at governance education and networking events. Board members and CEOs access the listserv to consult with peers about governance policies and practices as well as to request (and share) tools and information on such topics as board member recruitment, orientation and retention; board and CEO evaluation; board and committee structure and roles; accountability; and strategic thinking in today’s complex governing climate.
home-health-listserv@lyris.leadingage.org
Hospice
Provides Medicare certified hospice members to share information on notices and rules from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), information on the Conditions of Participation (CoPs), legislative, funding, and regulatory updates. Most recently topics such as Hospice Information Set, Medicare Part D, Medicare Care Choices Demonstration, providing hospice services in nursing homes and distance learning opportunities have been discussed.
hospice-listserv@lyris.leadingage.org
Housing Management
Provides you with the latest regulatory or policy changes at HUD in real time, and give you the ability to network with other affordable housing professionals – to ask others to share insights into how they have addressed particular HUD operational or resident issues you may be facing. This member to member connection has proven invaluable to many.
housing-management@lyris.leadingage.org
Housing Policy
Provides the latest news on legislation impacting HUD in real time, including advocacy action alerts, and information on other ways to activate your advocacy interests supporting LeadingAge affordable housing policy goals.
housing-policy@lyris.leadingage.org
Human Resources
Listserv serves human resource professionals and others who work for LeadingAge members and are interested in HR related issues. Members connect through this active listserv and at networking events at LeadingAge conferences. Members access the listserv to request sample job descriptions, share and receive policies around topics such as background checks, compensation best practices, risk management and recruitment and retention.
hr-directors@lyris.leadingage.org
Innovative Dementia Services
Offers LeadingAge members a platform for engaging with peers about dementia services and a chance to receive regular updates and resources related to the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Members connect through this listserv and at networking events at LeadingAge conferences. Members access the listserv to share research examples and request information on behavioral interventions, best practices and employee training.
Innovative_Dementia_Servs@lyris.leadingage.org
LGBT
Listserv engages LeadingAge members, staff, business partners and vendors through fellowship, networking, education and sharing resources. Members connect through this active listserv, networking events at LeadingAge conferences as well as organize the Inclusion Reception held at each Annual Meeting. The LGBT Network welcomes the participation of all interested individuals regardless of age, sexual orientation or gender identity.
lgbt@lyris.leadingage.org
Marketing/PR
Is a group of over 900 members who are looking to share best practices around occupancy, marketing, community engagement and the like. The Listserv serves as a great way to ask experts in the field what they are doing or share something that is working for you. Listserv members also meet in person at our Annual Meetings each year.
marketing-pr@lyris.leadingage.org
Meals Providers
Was implemented to help LeadingAge Congregate and Home bound Meal provider members and Senior Centers that implement the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funded through SNAP, Older Americans Act funding, State and local funding sources to share information on best practices, grants, and distance learning opportunities. Most recently such as Cuts in SNAP funding, Area Agency on Aging contracts, funding sources, grant opportunities and operational best practices have been discussed.
meals_providers@lyris.leadingage.org
Nursing Facilities
Serves nursing care professionals, administrators, and others who work for LeadingAge members and are interested in nursing home operations and related issues. Members connect through this active listserv and at networking events at LeadingAge conferences. Members access the listserv to request and share policies and procedures, to discuss clinical and regulatory issues such as staffing and training programs, and to exchange information and knowledge on a variety of other topics and best practices related to resident-care.”
nursing-facilities@lyris.leadingage.org
Philanthropy
Listserv serves fundraising professionals, CFOs and others who work for LeadingAge members and are interested in philanthropy-related issues. Members connect through this active listserv and at networking events at LeadingAge conferences. Members access the listserv to discuss various aspects of fundraising, including best practices for fundraising campaigns, recommendations for donor management software, and the like. The listserv also serves as the primary means of communication regarding upcoming educational programming and networking opportunities for the LeadingAge Philanthropy Network (LAPN).
philanthropy@lyris.leadingage.org
Rural Providers
Was implemented to help LeadingAge Congregate and Home bound Meal provider members and Senior Centers that implement the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funded through SNAP, Older Americans Act funding, State and local funding sources to share information on best practices, grants, and distance learning opportunities. Most recently such as Cuts in SNAP funding, Area Agency on Aging contracts, funding sources, grant opportunities and operational best practices have been discussed.
rural_providers@lyris.leadingage.org
Social Accountability
Listserv allows all members to share ideas on their social accountability programs. Members can connect through this listserv and explore what ideas are working in their communities and how others might benefit from such examples. Members have shared their recent reports and posed questions on how to track and report social accountability efforts.
social_accountability@lyris.leadingage.org
Social Workers
Offers LeadingAge member social workers a platform for engaging with peers about diverse issues related to social work. Members connect through this listserv and receive updates and resources related to the topic. Members access the listserv to seek guidance on social work in all settings in the aging services field including long-term care, affordable housing, independent living and home and community-based services.
social_work@lyris.leadingage.org
State Public Relations Network state_public_affairs@lyris.leadingage.org
Transportation
Provides LeadingAge transportation services members an opportunity to discuss issues relating to funding, operational, staffing and safety issues. Most recently Department of Transportation 5310 grants, scheduling and route software, driver training, distance learning opportunities, reducing operational costs- vehicle maintenance and repairs have been discussed.
Transportation@lyris.leadingage.org
Wellness and Life Enrichment
Offers LeadingAge members a platform for engaging with peers about holistic well-being (including social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual and physical wellness) and life enrichment. Members connect through this active listserv and at networking events at LeadingAge conferences and a chance to receive regular updates and resources. Members access the listserv to request programming suggestions, best practices, design suggestions for wellness centers and information on data and benchmarking.
Wellness@lyris.leadingage.org
New Professionals Network Yp_Network@lyris.leadingage.org

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