Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Year in Review at Aging Services: Summing Up 2010, Gearing Up for 2011

Many of you have no doubt read the books Built to Last and Good to Great by Jim Collins. In both, he talks about a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) as “a huge and daunting goal – like a big mountain to climb. It is clear, compelling and people ‘get it’ right away. It serves as a unifying focal point of effort, galvanizing people and creating a team spirit as people strive toward a finish line. It captures the imagination and grabs people in the gut.”

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2010 Legislative Year in Review

As we near the end of 2010, Aging Services of California’s President & CEO, Joanne Handy reflects on the successes (and a few setbacks) in the aging services field over the year. Be sure to read her post here.  On the legislative front, Aging Services was successful at promoting or preventing bills that allow nonprofit aging services providers to further their missions. You can read about each of the major bills in detail in the “2010 Public Policy Wrap Up.”