Become a Member

For membership questions or
to request an application:

Melanie Ripley
Director of Membership
(916) 469-3392


Join LeadingAge California

Why Become a Member of LeadingAge California?

Become part of the powerful advocacy voice LeadingAge California provides to represent your interests in the state government and regulatory agencies. 

Access in-person and online networking with your peers in not-for-profit senior living and services to tap the collective wisdom and grow your professional resources. 

Receive up-to-date education on regulatory changes, market data, trends in the field, and more.

Access tools and programs to develop leadership, innovative thinking, passion, and commitment in your whole organization.

Save Money. Reduce your operating costs by leveraging the power of community with members only group purchasing and insurance programs.

Resources Available to Members

Buyer's Guide: Included in our Membership Directory is an index of products and services that help aging services providers do their jobs better.

Engage Communities: A social network exclusively for members of LeadingAge California, Engage Communities includes discussion groups for each segment of our membership along with libraries to share files, videos, and many other resources. Ask questions, share ideas, and network with your colleagues!

Insights: A suite of market intelligence tools and resources to help inform your strategic business decisions.

Career Center: Our new and improved Career Center allows members to post their open positions exclusively to the LeadingAge California website OR to the National Healthcare Career Network, which will post your ad to a wide range of association job boards across the country. 


Is your organization already a member? Click here to create your account to register for events and more! Not sure? Contact Melanie Ripley at

Provider Membership

Any organization, both non-profit and for-profit whose primary mission is serving seniors or physically disabled persons. Includes:

  • Affordable senior housing providers
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Residential and Multi-Level Care Facilities
  • Continuing care retirement communities
  • Home and community-based services
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • PACE Programs


Business Partner

Any individuals or businesses providing goods and services to the senior market.

Reach your target market
LeadingAge California has over 400 providers of not-for-profit senior living and service providers in our membership. As an Associate Member, you will have access to decision makers and influencers in the communities you are trying to reach with your expertise, products and services.



Allied Membership

Any institutes of education, students, members emeritus, in-planning providers, resident associations, individual consumers, health plans or other non-providers interested in the purposes and objectives of LeadingAge California.

Please note, consultants and other individuals seeking to network with and market to LeadingAge California provider members do not qualify for Individual Membership.  Please see the Allied Membership application.

Also, individuals working at provider communities do not qualify for Individual Memberships. You are considered a member when your community joins the association. Don’t know if you are a member? Email Melanie Ripley.