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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LeadingAge Washington’s Scholarship and the….

Richard J. Howard Nursing Scholarship was established in memory of Richard J. Howard, who represented long-term care providers for a number of years and was committed to assisting providers in their goal of excellence in the provision of care. The purpose of this scholarship program is to help improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of Caregivers, Nursing Assistants-Certified, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Registered Nurses who wish to advance their degree. This program also represents the commitment of LeadingAge member organizations’ interest in quality resident care and a commitment to the employees who are in pursuit of nursing excellence and a career in the long-term health care profession. The funding for the Richard J. Howard Scholarship is sponsored by Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland.

Two LeadingAge Educational Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing & other LTC Support Staff. Please submit by August 20th 

Mailing address! 1102 Broadway, Suite 201, Tacoma, WA 98402

Updated August 9th


LeadingAge Washington PAST Scholarship Recipients. Congratulations!

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Diamond Sponsors

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  • HPSI
  • Morrison
  • Ziegler