LeadingAge Wisconsin is a statewide membership association of nonprofit corporations dedicated to serving the needs of aging adults and people with disabilities. We provide our membership, which includes religious, fraternal, private, and government organizations, with programs and services to promote the highest quality of life and greatest independence for each individual served.
The LeadingAge Wisconsin Echelon is our systematic and all-encompassing program to serve assisted living professionals who strive for excellence in the care and services they offer. Read more at: http://leadingagewi.org/services-education/echelon-quality-improvement-in-assisted-living. Echelon is an approved program of the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL).
Through the Geriatric Career Development program (GCD), LeadingAge Wisconsin is helping at-risk students to succeed while simultaneously nurturing the next generation of geriatric healthcare professionals. GCD includes providing job opportunities through member/subscriber long-term care providers. GCD also will work to close the education achievement gap for at risk students who come from challenging socio-economic backgrounds.
Made possible by a generous contribution from the West Bend Charitable Grant Foundation to the LeadingAge Wisconsin Research and Education Foundation, the Safe Resident Life Program awards $25,000 annually to LeadingAge Wisconsin members to acquire state-of-the-art resident lift equipment. Detailed information on this program is available here.
When will Wisconsin run out of available nursing facility services? This video answers that question, and it is sooner than most realize. Where will our frail elder loved ones receive critical care, and what can we do now to ensure their right to receive care where they live and love?
Value First is a group purchasing organization that leverages the buying power of long term care communities to provide significant savings on food, medical, janitorial, office supplies, capital equipment, and new construction materials. Providers who participate in the Value First purchasing program pay no annual fee, select only the suppliers that best fit their needs, and support LeadingAge Wisconsin with their purchases. Contact Denise May (DMay@LeadingAgeWI.org) for more information.
Echelon, our systematic and all-encompassing program to serve assisted living professionals who strive for excellence in the care and services they offer, was the first program to be approved for the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL). Once your assisted living community joins Echelon, you will have access to the many benefits of WCCEAL.
LeadingAge Wisconsin works diligently to represent your voice with Wisconsin's legislators, but our voice alone cannot convey the intensity of your needs. Please contribute to the LeadingAge Wisconsin Political Action Committee (PAC). Your contribution will help us support those legislators who best understand your needs and concerns. For information, please click here.
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To expand the world of possibilities for aging, LeadingAge members and affiliates touch the lives of millions of individuals, families, employees and volunteers every day.
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