LeadingAge Connecticut: 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 association representing not-for-profit and mission driven nursing homes, residential care homes, senior housing, life plan communities, adult day centers, home health 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.

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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

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.

Provider Application 


Subscriber Opportunity

LeadingAge Connecticut offers an annual subscription that is designed specifically for providers with ownership types outside of the traditional non-profit membership category. Benefits include networking opportunities, business intelligence tools, advocacy, educational resources and leadership development. If you are a proprietary organization serving older adults as a Life Plan Community, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, or Home & Community based provider, please review LeadingAge Connecticut’s Subscriber brochure for additional benefit information.

Life Plan Community Subscriber Application 

Skilled Nursing Subscriber Application 

Assisted Living Subscriber Application 

Home & Community Subscriber Application 


Student Membership

LeadingAge Connecticut’s student membership is the perfect opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing a degree or certification in the field of aging services. With this category of membership offering both state and national benefits, students are provided with valuable resources to expand expertise and begin a career in aging services. From career development to peer connections, this program is designed to help launch candidates into a rewarding career in a field with endless growth opportunity.

Student Membership Application 

Certain scholarship opportunities are available for the student membership program. Please contact Beth Ricker, Membership Director, at bricker@leadingagectorg or (203) 678-4477 for more information.


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.

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.

Business Affiliate Application

Business Affiliate Member Benefits