Public Policy

Key Legislative Issues

Our expert policy team leads the charge to change public policy to address the crisis in Long-Term Services and Supports funding, pushes for favorable legislation for affordable senior housing, and actively works to advance public policy to address the acute shortage of workers in the aging services field. Below are our 2021-2022 key legislative priority issues: 

By leveraging our position, LeadingAge California continues to lead Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) financing efforts, create a clearinghouse for LTSS information, and support CADA.

LeadingAge California works with the Department of Housing & Community Development and help ensure that low to moderate-income older adults receive their fair share of new housing dollars through member initiatives for existing and new developments.

Through partnerships with associations, the California Future Health Workforce Commission, and others, LeadingAge California is spearheading a workforce package enabling recruitment and retention. Visit the Workforce Blueprint for Action for more information.

Current Legislative Talking Points


Issue Briefs


Technical Briefs

  • CNA Renewals
  • End of Life Option Act
  • SB 219: LGBT Facility Resident's Bill of Rights
  • SNF/Nursing Facility Medicare Emergency Preparedness Rule
  • RCFE Absentee Notification Plans/Elopement Policies/Procedures
  • Resident Representation on Nonprofit CCRC Boards of Directors
  • Technical Bulletin: How to Become Certified as a CNA in California
  • Using Resident Referral Agencies in a Multi-Level Community

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