Membership Directory - Board of Directors - 2023-2-24
Our members employ approximately 8,000 mission-oriented staff serving more than 10,000 older South Carolinians. In addition LeadingAge South Carolina has 65 business members who provide services and products to our member communities. The Association offers education, advocacy, networking and shared services and is the state affiliate for LeadingAge in Washington, DC. We also provide opportunities to participate and affect change through active participation on various boards, committees, task forces and interest groups.
LeadingAge South Carolina proposes regulatory and legislative changes to enhance member’s ability to provide care and services in South Carolina. The Association represents non-profit providers and mission-aligned providers in South Carolina before state and local governmental agencies, other allied professional organizations, residents’ groups and the general public.
LeadingAge South Carolina protects member interests in Columbia with representation at the SC General Assembly and in Washington, DC through our national affiliate, LeadingAge. LeadingAge SC coordinates a grassroots advocacy program and maintains a strong presence with state regulatory agencies.
Value First, the group purchasing venture launched by LeadingAge South Carolina and 24 other state affiliates from across the country, provides discounts on a comprehensive range of products and services including construction services, food distributors, medical supplies, therapy, facility operations, furniture, equipment, technology, vehicle purchase and more. For information about Value First contact the LeadingAge SC office or visit: www.valuefirstonline.com
Through our SC Institute on Aging we offer professionals at all levels at our member organizations the opportunity to network and share ideas at seminars, workshops and our Annual Conference. We offer professional licensure credits for a number of related professions at the LeadingAge SC educational events.
Our national affiliate located in DC, is an association of approximately 6,000 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. Main office number: (202) 783-2242.