Community Member

Benefits of Becoming a LeadingAge Virginia Community (Provider) Member

Legislative and Regulatory Representation: LeadingAge Virginia provides legislative representation for its members at the state and national levels. LeadingAge Virginia develops industry standards, participates in regulatory development, and evaluates reimbursement programs. In addition, LeadingAge Virginia provides members with late-breaking updates on General Assembly activities with the Assembly is in session.

Education Programs: LeadingAge Virginia provides numerous educational seminars and webinars throughout the year.  LeadingAge Virginia also hosts an Annual Conference each spring with a full line-up of general and concurrent sessions and a vibrant Trade Show.  These events provide participants with an opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Members attend at special discounted member rates.

LeadingAge Membership:  LeadingAge Virginia Community Membership also includes membership in LeadingAge, a national association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old.

Group Purchasing Program: Opportunities exist for members to substantially save money through a group purchasing program that allows communities to purchase and save on numerous products and services ranging from paper products to cleaning and sanitizing products to kitchen supplies to pharmaceutical or food services.

Conferences: In an increasingly competitive and rapidly changing field, LeadingAge Virginia strives to help members keep pace with research, trends, compliance and regulatory issues, technology, and quality initiatives in a place seniors can call home.  LeadingAge Virginia is committed to providing the best and most forward-looking educational offerings in a time of constant changes.  To that end, LeadingAge Virginia hosts an Annual Conference and Trade Show each spring, offering a full complement of general and concurrent sessions and special events.

Publications: Members stay informed about industry news, state and national news, legislative issues, etc. through publications disseminated during the year, including a weekly electronic newsletter, legislative updates, and other important and timely information.

Networking Opportunities:  Opportunities exist for members to network and share information with their colleagues at conferences, educational programs, network meetings, regional meetings, and other LeadingAge Virginia special events.

Networks: Networks have been established to enable members to network with their peers and participate in programs specifically designed to provide additional education on issues relevant to their job function and workplace.

Councils: Councils have been formed to serve each type of facility member: Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) Council, Assisted Living Council, and Nursing Home Council.

Leadership Opportunities: Members have the ability to step forward and serve LeadingAge Virginia in various volunteer capacities. This is a wonderful opportunity for members to let their leadership skills shine outside of their day-to-day work environment.

Website Benefits:  Members have access to a Members Only section of LeadingAge Virginia's website.  Our website offers an effective and paperless way of fast communication with other members and LeadingAge Virginia staff through broadcast email and searchable online membership directories.  Other features include online archives of weekly bulletins, up-to-date conference information, on-line registration and more....

Free Advertising of Job Openings: Members have the benefit of placing job openings on the LeadingAge Virginia website at no cost.

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