Category Archives: gerontology

2015 Annual Conference Call for Proposals: Deadline July 31

The 2015 Annual Conference is built around LeadingAge California’s Strategic initiatives of developing “out of the box” innovative programs that will enrich the care and services of California’s growing aging population. The primary areas of programming will include workforce development (specifically cultivating leadership and attracting new talent to the field of aging), increasing and expanding the use of technology in all care settings and stimulating innovation in the aging field and advancing new models of service delivery.

Click here to submit an application. SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2014

Questions? Contact Jan Guiliano at jguilian@aging.org or call 916-469-3367.

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LeadingAge California to Receive CCGG Business Award

On behalf of LeadingAge California, President and CEO Joanne Handy will accept the 2014 Award for Business Advancement of Gerontology from the California Council on Gerontology & Geriatrics (CCGG), presented at their April 4 Annual Meeting, “Building Communities for Older Adults in California: Partnerships and Stakeholders in Action” in Sacramento, Calif.

The award for Business Advancement of Gerontology was created by the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) to recognize businesses that understand and respond to the unique needs of older adults through innovative business practices, including the use of gerontologists in planning and administration. “We are honored to be selected. Leaders with gerontology backgrounds are a critical force among our aging services provider members. The need for gerontologists in our settings will only grow as the future unfolds,” says Ms. Handy.

Click here for more information on the event.