LeadingAge Connecticut: The Power of Community. The Power of Membership.

Together We Are Strong

LeadingAge Connecticut is a partnership of strength. Our strength lies in the knowledge and experience of our members. Membership in LeadingAge Connecticut is an investment by your organization to assure the continued growth and prosperity of your organization and the field of aging services. As a LeadingAge Connecticut member, you not only benefit from the expertise of others, but also share in the development of the field. Together members can share the experience of the past and grow to meet the future.

Founded in 1961, LeadingAge Connecticut is a membership organization representing not-for-profit and mission driven nursing homes, residential care homes, senior housing, continuing care retirement communities, adult day centers, home care agencies and assisted living communities. In its vision to empower not-for-profit and mission driven organizations to optimize choices for successful aging, LeadingAge Connecticut serves as Connecticut's resource for advocacy, membership enhancement and promotion of public awareness on behalf of not-for-profit and mission driven providers pursuing excellence in serving older adults.

 

Benefits of Membership

LeadingAge Connecticut members receive the benefits of membership in both LeadingAge Connecticut and LeadingAge. The information and expertise that is afforded to our members comes from both the state and the national level. 

Not-for-profit Provider Members receive the following benefits:

Advocacy- legislative and regulatory lobbying on the state and national levels

Networkingcollaborate and learn with other professionals at state and national events. Committees and professional councils give members the opportunity to address issues and share best practices.

Group Purchasing opportunities with Value First

Communication- keep current on pressing issues affecting our field through weekly membership e-newsletters

Education- top-notch and timely educational programs

We offer business affiliate memberships to companies that understand our members' missions. They know the value of putting people before profits in our field, and they work with our members to keep that vision a reality nationwide.

Everyone from service coordinators to students to salespersons agree on one thing: a LeadingAge Connecticut membership secures a spot in a community committed to making our state a better place to grow old.

Find out more about LeadingAge Connecticut provider and affililate member benefits.

 

Provider Membership & Provider Affiliate Membership

Provider members of LeadingAge Connecticut may be any not-for-profit, voluntary or government-sponsored organization providing housing or care for the aging. Provider affiliate members are mission driven providers of aging services who commit to the LeadingAge Quality First principles.

 

What opportunities does LeadingAge Connecticut membership offer to aging service providers?

To Be Informed

  • Be the first to know of and act on key state and federal legislative and regulatory developments through weekly e-mail communications, online alerts, and timely legal advisories.
  • Learn about current events, aging services trends, new ideas and changing regulations through member programs, meetings, cooperatives and conferences.
  • Learn survival skills for coping with tight budgets and limited public and private resources.
  • Take advantage of the latest research on best practices.
  • Be on the cutting edge of innovations in recruiting, training, and retaining staff.
  • Gain exposure to technological developments that can help you provide care and services more effectively, efficiently and economically.
  • Network with colleagues from around the state and around the country through meetings, listserves and programs.

To Be Heard

  • Numbers count. Join with hundreds of others in a common message for positive change in the field. Along with your colleagues and the respected voice of your association, the effectiveness of your message is magnified.
  • Participate in grassroots advocacy using LeadingAge Connecticut tools, including our online advocacy center, Contact Congress.
  • Commit to LeadingAge's Quality First initiative by making a public pledge to continuous quality improvement, public disclosure/accountability, resident rights, workforce excellence, public input/community involvement, ethical practices and financial stewardship.

For more information about provider and provider affiliate membership, please contact LeadingAge Connecticut at leadingagect@leadingagect.org or 203-678-4477.

LeadingAge Connecticut Membership Brochure

 

LeadingAge Connecticut Business Affiliate Membership

LeadingAge Connecticut's business affiliate members have the opportunity to connect with LeadingAge Connecticut provider members throughout the year. From an on-line company listing to strategic positioning within the LeadingAge Connecticut exhibition halls at conferences, there are many ways to connect with your market. You also gain access to members-only information and meetings-- keeping you informed about what is happening in our field.

Business Affiliate Application

Business Affiliate Member Informational Flyer

 

Support LeadingAge Connecticut: Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

LeadingAge Connecticut is pleased to offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities for its members, business affiliates and other interested organizations. LeadingAge Connecticut offers several exciting events and opportunities including our annual EXPO, which provide excellent possibilities for you to showcase your company and speak directly to decision makers. Many of LeadingAge Connecticut's programming draws significant representation from both member and non-member providers.