Our Affiliates

Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Workforce Solutions

LeadingAge Washington brings to you the LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions, a brand-new center featuring workforce resources for aging services. This new center contains promising practices, ideas for key partnerships, tools to calculate turnover, presentation materials, fact sheets, LeadingAge member testimonials, podcasts, policy news, and other relevant articles.



  • If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  More
  • NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program  More


The Workforce Crisis  

Promising Practices



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(other) LeadingAge States with Workforce Activities





Facing the Workforce Challenge (Nov/Dec 2017 issue)

Solving recruitment and retention problems, severe in some areas, will not be easy, but our field must find ways to meet the workforce challenge. Read more to learn about the scope of the problem and ideas for the future.  More

  • Understanding the Recruitment Challenge More
  • Drawing the Best out of our Workforce More  Letter from the Editor…

TED TALKS:  Pat Hughes is the primary author of Gracious Space: A Practical Guide for Working Better Together, published in 2004 by the Center for Ethical Leadership, and the lead author of Courageous Collaboration with Gracious Space: From Small Openings to Profound Transformation, published in 2011. Pat is the Senior Affiliate for Gracious Space, and provides frequent training and facilitation using the Gracious Space framework and practices.



Last updated: January 18, 2018

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