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  • Earthquake Coverage- Shake and Pay
  • Employee Benefits
  • Group Purchasing
  • Liability Coverage
  • Property/Casualty
  • Crime  Prevenion Program 
  • Residents' Personal Property
  • Worker's Compensation

Endorsed Service Providers

LeadingAge California is always looking for ways to help its Members save time and money. 

Thanks to the group-buying power of nearly 700 Members, the association is able to work with companies to provide the most competitive business products, rates and services possible. Reach out to our LeadingAge California-endorsed service providers to see how they can add more value to your membership and reduce operating expenses.


Worker's Compensation

Gallagher Lewis

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Gallagher Lewis

The California Affinity Group is a self-insurance group that allows Affinity Group members to purchase general and professional liability policies through Gallagher Lewis. This newly available program has the potential to save participating LeadingAge California members up to 50% on liability insurance premiums.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurance broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Potential to reduce liability premiums up to 50%
  • No upfront capital contribution required
  • Available only to LeadingAge California members
  • Wholly owned and controlled by Affinity Group members
  • Free one-hour consultation available

Call 800-745-3947 | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

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Gallagher Lewis

Liability loss experience in the eldercare field continues to be high. This, along with a trend in suing retirement homes has led to skyrocketing premiums and fewer carriers offering insurance. Under such adverse conditions, having a broker who knows your business is an advantage. Gallagher Lewis has more than 30 years' experience and a highly specialized staff. (It is recommended that you review your insurance 4-6 months prior to the renewal date.)

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Superior underwriting knowledge and relationships
  • Loss control seminars and other in-service programs
  • Professional claims handling
  • Cost control management, including claim control and loss prevention

Call 800-745-3947 | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

Residents' Personal Property

Gallagher Lewis


The GuardianHome residents’ personal property insurance plan is a unique program designed to provide quality, low cost protection for residents in a retirement home setting. The plan covers loss of personal property, as well as personal liability. There are over 5,000 participants.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • - Low cost coverage
  • - Available only to LeadingAge California member residents
  • - The plan is offered on a group basis. Administrative savings are passed on to the residents through lower, more stable rates. Comprehensive personal liability up to $100,000 per occurrence
  • - Covers replacement cost.

Call 800-745-3947 | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

Employee Benefits


Relation Insurance

Relation Insurance Services (formerly Ascension Benefits and Insurance Solutions) is a highly regarded employee benefits and human resource consulting firm. They specialize in working with non-profits to provide competitive benefits to their employees. Relation Insurance is known for their exemplary customer service and ability to work aggressively to find the best programs for their clients. LeadingAge California members will benefit from a full suite of benefits consulting services at highly discounted pricing.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Flat rate fees at substantially discounted prices for LeadingAge California members
  • Association plans and programs with competitive pricing
  • Full service benefits and human resource consulting
  • Non-profit specialty and experience with senior living providers
  • Benefits packages to retain quality employees
  • Consolidated billing and eligibility reconciliation to save time and streamline accounting
  • Established wellness programs with proven results
  • Employer compliance and health care reform expertise
  • Monthly Articles on Compliance

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Crime Prevention

Promoting secure senior living facilities in nursing homes, HUD communities, assisted living and housing communities with an enhanced qualify of life. 

A nationwide crime prevention program safeguarding senior housing residents (along with their family members and facility staff) against theft, abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, and other crimes and actions. The program can be funded completely by the banking industry, for qualified facilities, through the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation’s CRA Partners program.

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Group Purchasing

Value First

Value First

Value First is a group purchasing organization owned by LeadingAge California, LeadingAge, and 24 other state associations. Value First is designed to combine the purchasing power of senior living communities and LeadingAge members across the country.

Effective January 12, 2021- Value First and HPSI Purchasing Services are pleased to announce the signing of a multi-year affiliation agreement effective January 1, 2021.  Many LeadingAge members experienced unanticipated expenses due to the pandemic and are needing to find ways to balance their budgets.  One way can be to utilize the free services of Value First, a LeadingAge member benefit.  By partnering with HPSI, Value First and LeadingAge members can access market leading pricing with suppliers they know and trust.  For more information or to find out how much your organization can save, contact Trish Korsgren at

Learn more about Value First Group Buying Program.