LeadingAge PA responds to Governor Wolf's 'Plan for Pennsylvania'
April 17, 2020LeadingAge PA president and CEO Adam Marles today issued the following statement in response to Governor Tom Wolf's 'Plan for Pennsylvania,' which made mention of long-term care facilities on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic
LeadingAge PA commends Gov. Wolf for providing financial assistance to health care facilities
March 26, 2020LeadingAge PA, the voice for nonprofit senior care in Pennsylvania, today commended Gov. Tom Wolf for committing $50 million to help health care facilities, including nursing homes, address needs related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Long-term care advocates urge Governor Wolf to take action in the protection of older adults and long-term care facilities as part of COVID-19 response
March 24, 2020Yesterday afternoon, LeadingAge PA; the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA); SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania; the National Union of Hospital & Health Care Employees, District 1199C, AFSCME, AFL-CIO; and UFCW 1776KS sent a joint letter to Governor Tom Wolf urging his consideration of a number of requests to ensure proper protections for older Pennsylvanians in long-term care facilities and those who provide for their care.
Long-term care advocates urge Governor Wolf to provide proactive regulatory and staffing relief for providers as part of COVID-19 response
March 13, 2020Earlier today, LeadingAge PA and the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) sent a joint letter to Governor Tom Wolf urging him to provide proactive regulatory relief for long-term care providers as they navigate the emerging impacts of COVID-19 and continue efforts to protect Pennsylvania's most at-risk and vulnerable population: those in long-term care facilities.
LeadingAge PA and Kairos Health Systems announce affiliation: Affiliation to strengthen providers' positions in the marketplace
February 17, 2020Kairos Health Systems, a provider-owned health system, announced that is signed an agreement to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of LeadingAge PA, one of the country's largest trade associations for nonprofit aging services providers. This affiliation will enhance opportunities to meet the changing needs of members in the post-acute care environment and strengthen their positions in the marketplace.
LeadingAge PA calls 2020-21 PA budget proposal 'disappointment'
February 4, 2020LeadingAge PA, an association representing more than 350 nonprofit providers of services for seniors, today issued the following statement from President and CEO Adam Marles on the 2020-21 budget proposal from Gov. Tom Wolf:
Fund shortfalls hurt senior care providers
January 18, 2020A recent LNP | LancasterOnline editorial headline, "Everyone must ensure that safety comes first at our nursing homes," underscores the need for Pennsylvania to approach this type of care as a community effort.
LeadingAge PA commends Gov. Wolf for new mental health initiative
January 2, 2020LeadingAge PA, the voice for non-profit senior care in Pennsylvania, today lauded Gov. Tom Wolf for his new initiative, "Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters." This effort will expand access to important mental health resources for countless Pennsylvanians, including seniors. As part of Reach Out PA, Pennsylvania will be offering more Dementia Friends training.
LeadingAge PA names Adam Marles president/CEO
June 25, 2018LeadingAge PA today announced Adam Marles has been named President and CEO. He succeeds Ron Barth, who will retire June 30, after nearly three decades of distinguished service. Eva Bering will serve as interim CEO until Marles begins his tenure on Aug. 20.