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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Calendar of Events


 Online learning leading-u in AGE-ucation

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The Relias training program provides a complete curriculum of in-service and regulatory courses required by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), as well as important resident care topics that specifically address the needs of our providers and their employees.

NEW! Relias Learning Systems offers approved CEs for nearly 50 educational activities approved by DSHS for Home Care Aide/Long Term Care Workers meeting the I-1163 requirement for 12 continuing education hours.
Request a DEMO today!

6 part series continues in January 2017


LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation /  6 – Part Webinar Series 

Hot Topics in Dementia 

Back by popular demand! Join us for a series of six webinars on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia addressing a variety of “hot topics” in person-centered care, including engagement, sexual expression, honoring resident choice, grief and mindfulness.  This webinar series is designed for all levels of care in senior living from independent housing to skilled nursing there is valuable nuggets of information to learn.  Registration Dementia Webinar Series

  • October 6, 2016 –  Innovative Approaches to Engagement in MCI  Completed
  • November 3, 2016 – Engagement Across the Course of Dementia: It Takes More than New Activity Ideas Completed
  • January 12, 2017 – Honoring Choice in Dementia: More than Peas or Carrots
  • February 2, 2017 – Person-Centered Approaches to Sexual Expression in Memory Care
  • March 2, 2017 – An Unspoken Reality in Dementia: Grief and Loss
  • April 6, 2017 – Applying Mindfulness in Memory Care

Presenter: Cordula Dick‐Muehlke, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years of experience in working with older adults. She is currently the Director of Education at the University of California Irvine, Institute for Memory Impairments & Neurological Disorders (UCI‐MIND).

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1 hour presentation; 30 minutes open discussion)
CEUs: 1 DSHS Credit, per webinar

 January 2017


Suicide Prevention

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

Suicide Assessment, Treatment & Management
Speaker: Ursula Whiteside, Phd – www.ursulawhiteside.org
Location:  Rockwood South Hill, Spokane (Directions)
2903 E 25th Ave, Spokane, WA 99223
Time: 9 – 4:30 p.m.
6 DSHS Credits – meets the mandatory 6-hr Suicide Training for DNSs (RCW 43.70.442 in WA State) encouraging Social Workers, Chaplains and Resident Services Professionals




Olympia Capital Building

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LeadingAge Washington’s Legislative Rally Day

Location: Heritage Room – 604 Water Street SW, Olympia, WA 98501 link 

Time: 9:30 a.m. Networking and Lite Breakfast

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Program

Legislative Rally Day appointment request




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LeadingAge Washington’s Nursing Summit

Getting Your Ducks in a Row! 

Location: Tukwila Community Center – 12424 42nd Ave. S. Tukwila WA 98168 Directions

Time: 8:30 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m. Lite Breakfast, Lunch, materials and 6.5 DSHS credits






LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 
Food Service Professionals Workshop and Product Showcase

Location: South Seattle College – Brockey Center Directions

Complimentary parking

Details to follow


12 (13-15)

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 


66th Annual Conference and EXPO

Location: Skamania Lodge, Stevenson WA  Link   (East of Vancouver, along the Columbia River)

Reservations for lodging now being accepted! Link

Visit our Annual Conference web page for details as they develop!


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