We are your voice, advocating for members collectively and individually. Our goal is to ensure that our members' best interests are advanced at the Federal, State, County and Municipal levels. Our ongoing work with regulators and legislators is designed to advance quality care for our elders.


A year-round schedule of educational programs provides our members with up-to-date information and training geared to enhance professional development. A wide array of continuing education credits ensures licensure and certification compliance opportunities.


Membership meetings, roundtables, educational forums and major conferences are among the peer networking opportunities membership provides. Social gatherings bring contact with state-of-the art businesses providing goods and services for the aging.
LeadingAge New Jersey is the statewide association of not-for-profit senior care organizations and is dedicated to advancing quality aging services in New Jersey through advocacy, education and fellowship. Together with our partner, LeadingAge, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age. - Learn More

Leading Thoughts from LeadingAge NJ

with Michele Kent

LeadingAge NJ CEO, Michele Kent, Calls for Continuum of Care for Garden State's Growing Senior Population
LeadingAge NJ CEO, Michele Kent, Calls for Continuum of Care for Garden State's Growing Senior Population


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News & Events Spotlight

Monday, October 06, 2014

News from Trenton

Leading Age

Our national partner, Leading Age, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging.

Public Policy & Issues Update

FY 2015 Budget Language

MLTSS Training Schedules

Public Policy Update - March 2014

Chris Christie's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Address. Click here for budget highlights.

February 11, 2013  - Michele Kent, LeadingAge NJ President, CEO Testifies before The Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.
Click here for more information and to read the testimony.

February 6, 2013 - Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will publish a proposed rule on Thursday, February 7, 2013, that will include provisions and criteria to be met for a waiver/request for extension for the August, 2013, nursing facility sprinkler mandate. Click here for complete information.

January 11, 2013 - New Accountable Care Organizations Announced
Doctors and health care providers have formed 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, ensuring as many as 4 million Medicare beneficiaries now have access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.

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