Heart of the Matter Blog

  • Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE)

    February 20, 2024

  • LTSS Evolve: Standing Up for Change
    LTSS Evolve: Standing Up for Change

    February 15, 2024

    According to CMS provider data, over 3,000 Pennsylvania nursing home beds have been delicensed over the last decade. Even more concerning? 84% of those beds were delicensed within just the last four years.
  • How to Make the Most of your LeadingAge PA Membership
    How to Make the Most of your LeadingAge PA Membership

    February 1, 2024

    Embarking on a new year as a member of LeadingAge PA opens the door to a wide range of benefits and a peer network of over 400 mission-driven providers of aging services. So how can you make the most of your membership in 2024? Here are some ways to make sure you, your organization, and your fellow team members are benefiting from all that a membership in LeadingAge PA has to offer.
  • Cost-Saving Strategies That Won’t Compromise Quality

    January 18, 2024

    At LeadingAge PA, our commitment to members goes beyond representation; it extends to empowering and equipping them with invaluable resources to thrive in today’s challenging landscape. Recognizing the importance of cost-saving measures, LeadingAge PA has created strategic partnerships to offer exclusive programs. These collaborations enable members to access unique services tailored to long-term care communities, fostering significant savings in critical operational areas.
  • LTSS Evolve: Fighting for Your Why

    November 16, 2023

    There are a lot of big-picture worries keeping aging services providers up at night these days. When there’s not enough money, not enough workers, and more than enough regulations, it can be difficult to push forward some days. But day after day, caring professionals of all disciplines keep coming back to serve the older adults they’ve grown to love. Most of them have a “why” that drives their heartfelt dedication to this field.
  • This article originally appeared as an Op-Ed by LeadingAge PA member, Beth McMaster. Beth McMaster, NHA, is the president and CEO of United Church of Christ Homes in Camp Hill.
    Proposed Federal Nursing Home Mandates Would Limit Access to Care

    November 2, 2023

    This article originally appeared as an Op-Ed by LeadingAge PA member, Beth McMaster. Beth McMaster, NHA, is the president and CEO of United Church of Christ Homes in Camp Hill.
  • Ageless Art and Timeless Treasures: A celebration of creativity and community

    October 12, 2023

    In a world that moves at a fast pace, there is something profoundly beautiful about celebrating the timeless and ageless aspects of life. The LeadingAge PA Ageless Art and Timeless Treasures Gala did just that, creating a heartwarming and inspiring event that brought nearly 200 guests together to view the incredible talents of artists living in member communities across the state.