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!

Begins on the 6th


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
  • November 3, 2016 – Engagement Across the Course of Dementia: It Takes More than New Activity Ideas
  • 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


Fabulous Aging October 10 Tukwila

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation / brought to you by The Department of Social & Health Services and The Northwest LGBT Senior Care Providers Network, as well as Sound Generations, Seattle Counseling Services and many more

Fabulous AGING: Every Age…Every Story Conference 
Time:  8:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00
Location: Tukwila Community Center, Tukwila
Registration and Details

19 and 20th

Effective Grant Writing

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

Effective Grant Writing: Creating a “Grant-Ready” Senior Care & Services Organization
Intro Class: October 19th * 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Intermediate Class: October 20th * 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: ACU Building, 6310 Mt. Tacoma Drive SW, Lakewood WA 98499 Directions


10/30 – 11/2

LeadingAge National Oct Conference 2016

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

LeadingAge Annual Conference
Date: October 30 – November 2, 2016
Location: Indianapolis, IN



LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucationLaughter Enrichment is continuing to offer their certification class for Activity Professionals – the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP)Location: Wesley Homes Health Care – 11225 S. 126th Des Moines.
Future Dates:
Block II – March 23-25th – completed
Block III – April 27-29th – completed
Block IV – October 5-7th
Block V – November 16-18thQuestions? Please feel free to reach out to…
Sharon McIntyre, ACC. Owner, Laughter Enrichment



Olympia Capital Building

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 
LeadingAge Washington’s Legislative Rally Day







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

Location: South Seattle College – Brockey Center Directions – Complimentary parkingDetails to follow

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