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Being a LeadingAge Illinois member means having loads of benefits at your fingertips, including a rich library of resources; networking and learning opportunities; listserves; our online membership directory; and much, much more.

Want to make the most of your membership? We bring you timely information with a variety of publications that cover topics ranging from changing regulations to evolving trends and best practices. Check out these publications and access critical tools and strategies designed to advance excellence in older adult services:

  • The LEAD – our weekly newsletter – delivering the latest information directly to your inbox
  • LeadingAge Insights – a collection of tools to help members better understand their own performance and their market position. Available free of charge to LeadingAge provider members.
  • Five Star Reports – quarterly comprehensive analyses that explain the three components of the 5-Star rating – inspections, staffing hours per resident day and QMs – and indicates where to focus your improvement efforts.
  • Resource Library loaded with toolkits, papers, samples and best practices
  • LeadingAge Illinois Advocacy Center
  • Member Alerts keeping members updated from the inbox
  • Legislative and Regulatory Updates sent directly to your inbox
  • Partners in Quality legislative visits educate legislators on our field’s challenges and opportunities
  • The LeadingAge Illinois Political Action Committee (PAC) is a bipartisan, voluntary, not-for-profit organization representing professional men and women in the field of older adult care and services

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The Honoring Excellence Awards Program 

Honoring Excellence is LeadingAge Illinois’ award program that recognizes individuals and organizations that put quality first, deliver excellence and inspire others to do the same. If you are a LeadingAge Illinois provider member and have an exceptional staff person or are an organization with a stellar program deserving of recognition – we encourage you to consider submitting a nomination for next year’s program.  Check back in the fall for the 2022 Honoring Excellence Awards Program nomination application.

Learn More (for reference only – the 2021 awards program is now closed.)

Meet the 2021 Honoring Excellence Award winners and watch the Honoring Excellence Awards presentation that ran during the LeadingAge Illinois virtual Annual Meeting & Expo!

Illinois Aging Services Network (ILASN)

All LeadingAge Illinois non-profit long-term care provider members are encouraged to apply for membership with our partner, Illinois Aging Services Network (ILASN), a network of non-profit, post-acute, long-term care providers banding together to navigate the changes to reimbursement.  All LeadingAge Illinois for-profit members are welcome to participate in ILASN as subcontracting entities.  

ILASN is made up of LeadingAge Illinois, not-for-profit, post-acute long-term care providers that have joined together to create a specialized network, ILASN, whose mission is to maximize the health and well-being of seniors through innovative, cost-effective care management practices; quality improvement activities, and contracting relationships with health plans and health delivery systems. In order to join as a member of the ILASN network, you must be a member of LeadingAge Illinois

Learn more about ILASN’s Member Benefits

Apply for ILASN Membership today!