Latest News

01/13/2022

Supreme Court: CMS rule can move forward

This afternoon, the Supreme Court released its much-anticipated ruling on the current injunctions in place for both the OSHA and CMS rules requiring vaccines for employees of business with 100+ employees and healthcare providers, respectively.

12/22/2021

Happy Holidays from LeadingAge Ohio

While this holiday season offers another round of new challenges – for staff, for residents, even for our own families – we offer gratitude for another year in which we have been honored to serve LeadingAge Ohio members.

12/16/2021

Healthcare worker vaccine mandate back on for 26 states; Ohio remains among 24 states with injunction in place

Yesterday, a three-judge panel from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that the lower court did not have the authority to block the mandate nationwide, but only could stop the rule in the 14 states that sued. Because Ohio was a part of the Louisiana case, the injunction remains in effect in Ohio.

12/09/2021

LeadingAge Ohio CEO Search: An update

While earlier this summer Kathryn Brod announced her decision to retire at the end of 2021, the board’s decision to launch a national search has extended Kathryn’s timeline a bit.

12/09/2021

Senate Finance passes appropriations including over $1B for healthcare workforce, relief

On Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio Senate Finance Committee reported out Sub Bill 169, which included over a billion in funding for healthcare programs and services, clearing the way for the DeWine Administration to move forward with direct provider relief grants.

12/02/2021

CMS Vaccine Mandate IFR on hold for now

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently enjoined from implementing and enforcing the Interim Final Rule (IFR) on vaccination mandates on a nationwide basis based upon two separate federal district courts issuing preliminary injunctions.

11/23/2021

What’s that in your bank account? Rural ARPA payments

Today, LeadingAge learned that HRSA sent out American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Rural payments to 96% of eligible providers.

11/18/2021

Member Resource: FAQs on vaccines, visitation

On last week’s all member call, LeadingAge Ohio’s policy team responded to a barrage of questions regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) vaccine mandate-- from who should be included to how providers should navigate accommodations to medical and religious exemptions.

11/18/2021

LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy: Apply for 2022 program now

LeadingAge Ohio will convene its seven-month leadership program, the LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy, starting in February 2022.

11/18/2021

LeadingAge Ohio releases 2022+ Strategic Plan

At last week’s LeadingAge Ohio Board meeting, the board approved LeadingAge Ohio’s 2022+ Strategic Plan.

11/04/2021

CMS and OSHA Updates

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) vaccine mandate rules, CMS Interim Final Rule and the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard, were just posted minutes ago.

10/14/2021

Survey Tip of the Week: Sufficient Staffing

During this week’s Survey Tips and Tactics (STAT) call, LeadingAge Ohio shared updates from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) including trends in complaint surveys.

10/14/2021

SNF Quality Reporting Program FAQ and deadline updates

An update to the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP) Annual Payment Update (APU) Table for Reporting Assessment-Based quality measures (QMs) and standardized patient assessment data elements to CMS is now available.

10/14/2021

Franchise fees posted in MITS

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) recently posted the nursing facility franchise fee to MITS for FY 2022.

10/14/2021

LeadingAge Ohio comments on “Esther’s Law”

Today, SB 58 is scheduled for its third hearing in the House Families, Human Services & Aging Committee, one of the final hurdles to clear before passage.

10/14/2021

Frontline healthcare workers - input needed!

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Project Firstline; the infection prevention and control trainings healthcare workers need, delivered in the format that fits into their schedule.

10/14/2021

CDC clarifies boosters, additional doses for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their information on COVID-19 vaccines for moderately to severely immunocompromised people.

10/14/2021

Provider Relief Fund webinar on Phase 4 supporting documentation

Yesterday, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) held a webinar focused on what supporting documentation providers will need to upload as part of their application for Phase 4 funds.

10/14/2021

Join the LeadingAge Home Health and Hospice Town Hall: October 19

Please join LeadingAge for the Home Health and Hospice Town Hall on Tuesday October 19 at 2:00PM.

10/14/2021

You Asked... We Answered

Can a temporary nurse aide who has been unsuccessful in passing the state STNA test three times still work as a temporary aide? This temporary nurse aide has worked for a minimum of 75 hours in our long-term care facility, including on-site observation, and has worked as a nurse aide under the COVID-19 pandemic waiver.

09/09/2021

Deadline to register for PAC Golf Outing is Monday, September 20

The LeadingAge Ohio Political Action Committee (PAC) Golf Outing is less than 3 weeks away - have you registered your team yet?

09/08/2021

Pulse Wage Survey DEADLINE EXTENDED

In response to members’ needs for current information on salaries and wages, LeadingAge Ohio has engaged LeadingAge Ohio partner L.R. Webber to provide a brief (just eight positions) wage survey - with rapid results - for nursing homes and assisted living organizations across the state.

09/08/2021

2022 LeadingAge Ohio Membership Renewal: Watch your email inbox

The 2022 LeadingAge Ohio membership renewal process has just launched.

09/08/2021

Job applicants, employees may be eligible for FREE child care

In light of the tremendous challenges members are having filling critical jobs, LeadingAge Ohio is excited to share important information about supporting job applicants who would like to come to work for you but who can’t afford child care.

09/08/2021

September 14 webinar could put $260,000 back into your bottom line

Nursing facilities participating in Ohio’s Medicaid program saw significant gains and losses this July 1 as the Department of Medicaid re-calculated the quality incentive payment, which is based on just four long-stay quality measures.

09/01/2021

Pulse Wage Survey Due September 8

In response to members’ needs for current information on salaries and wages, LeadingAge Ohio has engaged LeadingAge Ohio partner L.R. Webber to provide a brief (just eight positions) wage survey - with rapid results - for nursing homes and assisted living organizations across the state.

08/26/2021

Additional payments for vaccinations in a home setting

On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said it is providing additional payments to healthcare providers who administer doses to multiple residents in a home setting.

08/26/2021

LeadingAge Ohio developing talking points on vaccine mandate

The LeadingAge Ohio Political Action Committee (PAC) Golf Outing is one month away - have you registered your team yet?

08/25/2021

LeadingAge Ohio All Member Q & A Webinar: Vaccine Mandate Implications - TODAY at 11:30!

The announcement of the Biden Administration’s intent to mandate vaccination for all staff of nursing homes participating in Medicare and Medicaid continues to cause considerable concerns for already challenged staffing situations that most – if not 100% -- of LeadingAge Ohio members are experiencing.

08/24/2021

Home Health and Hospice Newsletter: August 24, 2021

You asked... We answered regarding vaccine mandate for nursing facilities

08/24/2021

LeadingAge Ohio All Member Q & A Webinar: Vaccine Mandate Implications - TOMORROW at 11:30!

The announcement of the Biden Administration’s intent to mandate vaccination for all staff of nursing homes participating in Medicare and Medicaid continues to cause considerable concerns for already challenged staffing situations that most – if not 100% -- of LeadingAge Ohio members are experiencing.

08/23/2021

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 1: LeadingAge Ohio Annual Business Meeting to take place virtually

The LeadingAge Ohio Annual Business Meeting will be held in conjunction with the All-Member Call taking place Wednesday, September 1 at 11:00AM. This call will review the key initiatives of LeadingAge Ohio this past year. LeadingAge Ohio staff, Board and other invited guests will provide an overview of the association’s efforts to shine a light on the commitment of care, service and compassion provided by the membership.

08/23/2021

Activity Professionals Zoom Fellowship Meeting - September 9

Activity professionals within the LeadingAge Ohio membership have been coming together to offer emotional support, share ideas, and discuss resources in the midst of current COVID-19 restrictions. We want to continue to grow this community and we need your help!

08/23/2021

Retirement at end of 2021

Last month I communicated to the LeadingAge Ohio Board my intent to retire at the end of 2021. I chose this timing because the state’s biennium budget process had just come to an end and a new LeadingAge Ohio strategic plan for the time ahead is nearing completion. A new President/CEO will take the reins at what we hope is an ideal time to move LeadingAge Ohio forward in its strategic initiatives.

08/23/2021

Housing Bulletin: August 23, 2021

Happy Monday! The next LeadingAge Ohio and LeadingAge Maryland Housing Happenings call will take place on Wednesday, September 15 at 9:00AM. The call is free, but advanced registration is required.

08/20/2021

LeadingAge Ohio All Member August 25 Q & A Webinar: Vaccine Mandate Implications

This week’s announcement of the Biden Administration’s intent to mandate vaccination for all staff of nursing homes participating in Medicare and Medicaid was big news and has caused considerable concerns for already challenged staffing situations that most – if not 100% -- of LeadingAge Ohio members are experiencing.

08/18/2021

President Biden announces CMS will mandate vaccine for nursing home staff

President Biden today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for nursing home staff who serve individuals on Medicare and Medicaid. Official guidance from CMS will follow today's announcement. Per the President: "With this announcement, I'm using the power of the federal government as a payer of healthcare costs to ensure we reduce those risks for our most vulnerable seniors."

08/18/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: August 18, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, August 18, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and other topics of importance.

08/17/2021

Home Health and Hospice Newsletter: August 17, 2021

You asked... We answered regarding APRN or PA signing the home health plan of care for certifying physician

08/16/2021

Housing Bulletin: August 16, 2021

Happy Monday! LeadingAge Ohio and LeadingAge Maryland will be hosting Housing Happenings on Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00AM. This week’s call will highlight Donnald Heckelmoser, President & CEO of LeadingAge Ohio member LSC Service Corporation. The call is free, but advanced registration is required.

08/11/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: August 11, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, August 11, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and other topics of importance.

08/11/2021

Upcoming Education Opportunities

Hospice & Palliative Nurse Review Course **In Person and Virtual Options Available**

08/11/2021

Reminder: Activity Professionals Zoom Fellowship Meeting Coming Up August 12

Activity professionals within the LeadingAge Ohio membership are coming together to offer emotional support, share ideas, and discuss resources in the midst of current COVID-19 restrictions. This is a reminder of our next meeting coming up this week. Hope to see you then!

08/10/2021

Home Health and Hospice Newsletter: August 10, 2021

You asked... We answered regarding comprehensive assessment timeframe

08/10/2021

Housing Bulletin: August 10, 2021

Happy Monday! LeadingAge Ohio and LeadingAge Maryland will be hosting a COVID-19 Update for Housing Providers on Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00AM. The call is free, but advanced registration is required.

08/09/2021

Advocacy in Action to review ballot initiative on nursing home staffing: This morning at 10:00AM

Join the LeadingAge Ohio policy team at 10:00AM this morning to discuss a recently-certified constitutional ballot initiative and referendum that would require certain staffing levels in Ohio nursing homes. Learn the specifics of the proposal, how it would impact your organization, and what hurdles the initiative still faces before it can be put to voters on the ballot. Additionally, LeadingAge Ohio members will learn the latest on Ohio’s use of funds through the American Recovery Plan and will leave with an action step they can take to advocate for increased LTSS funding in their local communities.

08/03/2021

LeadingAge Ohio statement on vaccine mandates for healthcare workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit older adults and aging services especially hard. For the last 18 months, your teams have worked nonstop to protect residents and staff, and increase vaccination rates. As LeadingAge Ohio stated to the Ohio Capitol Journal in May, “the facts point to the danger of COVID-19 for unvaccinated residents of long-term care facilities. Vaccines brought well-deserved freedom and security back to residents.”

07/28/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: July 28, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and other topics of importance.

07/28/2021

Upcoming Education Opportunities

Join us August 4-6, 2021 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference and Trade Show! This year’s theme is FORWARD. Register yourself or sign up your group TODAY to take advantage of fifty-five excellent breakout sessions, continuing education credits, inspiring keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and much, much more at the can’t-miss in-person event of the summer for our members and partners!

07/27/2021

Home Health and Hospice Newsletter: July 27, 2021

With the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference & Trade Show less than two weeks away, don’t wait – register today! The deadline to register is Friday, July 30. If you are unable to register by July 30, you must register on site. Take advantage of fifty-five excellent breakout sessions, continuing education credits, inspiring keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and much, much more at the can’t-miss in-person event of the summer for our members and partners!

07/27/2021

LeadingAge Ohio All-Member Call Today at 11:30AM

LeadingAge Ohio will hold its next all-member Q&A call today at 11:30AM. This morning's call will focus on home health, with a detailed overview of the new Home Health Wage Index Rule, as well as a dive into the new licensure requirement for Ohio home care agencies and non-agency providers. Join Anne Shelley, LeadingAge Ohio and other industry experts as they field your questions on what’s next for home health.

07/26/2021

Housing Bulletin: July 26, 2021

Happy Monday! LeadingAge Ohio and LeadingAge Maryland will be hosting a COVID-19 Update for Housing Providers on Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00AM. The call is free, but advanced registration is required.

07/23/2021

NF Rates Finally Released, Monday's LeadingAge Update Call

Today the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) contacted the associations to report that the print-to-pdf function used for sharing rates with providers is experiencing issues. Rather than wait any longer to get the information to providers they have taken the following steps

07/23/2021

Deadline to register for LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show: Friday, July 30

The education and networking event of the summer!

Join us August 4-6, 2021 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is FORWARD and registration is now open!

07/16/2021

LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show

The education and networking event of the summer!

Join us August 4-6, 2021 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is FORWARD and registration is now open!

07/09/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: July 14, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, July 14, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

07/08/2021

LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show: PAC

Join us August 4-6, 2021 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is FORWARD and registration is now open!

07/08/2021

Trade Show Booths Still Available!

The LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show will take place August 4-6, with the Trade Show day on Thursday, August 5.

07/01/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: July 8, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for July 8, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/24/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: June 30, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for June 30, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/21/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, June 23 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/15/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, June 17 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/15/2021

LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show: Registration is open, members signing up faster than ever!

Join us August 4-6, 2021 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the LeadingAge Ohio Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is FORWARD and registration is now open!

06/08/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, June 10 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/03/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, June 3 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/02/2021

LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show Registration - NOW OPEN!

The LeadingAge Ohio 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show will take place August 4-6, with the Trade Show day on Thursday, August 5.

05/26/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, May 27 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

05/21/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Friday, May 21, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Friday, May 21 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

05/18/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, May 20, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, May 20 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

05/06/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, May 12 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

05/05/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, May 6 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/27/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Friday, April 30

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Friday, April 30, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/23/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Monday, April 26

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Monday, April 26, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/21/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, April 22

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, April 22, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/14/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, April 15

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, April 15, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/09/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, April 13

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, April 13, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/07/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, April 8

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, April 8, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/05/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, April 6

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, April 6, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/02/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Friday, April 2

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Friday, April 2, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/31/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, April 1

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, April 1, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/29/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, March 30

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, March 30, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/25/2021

LeadingAge Ohio responds to questions on Director’s orders & revised QSO-20-39-NH

This week, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) updated its Director’s Orders governing visitation and testing in nursing homes and residential care facilities. These Orders have given rise to questions among providers as they work to assimilate the information with the previous updated guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

03/22/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, March 23

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, March 23, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/17/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, March 18

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, March 18, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/16/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, March 16

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/11/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, March 11

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, March 11, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/08/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, March 9

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, March 9, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/04/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Friday, March 5

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Friday, March 5, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/03/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Wednesday, March 3

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, March 3, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/24/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, February 25

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, February 25, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/19/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, February 23

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/17/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, February 18

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, February 18, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/15/2021

Executive Budget Language Released; Details Emerge

On Thursday, Rep. Scott Oelslager filed the full language of the executive budget, giving providers a window into the details of various proposals that had previously been outlined in the “blue book” and in testimony.  LeadingAge Ohio will continue to comb the 2000-plus-page document to identify all those sections impacting aging services providers. In the meantime, the following is a brief summary of some of the items contained in the budget: 

02/11/2021

Directors Detail Increases for PASSPORT, HCBS in House Testimony

On Wednesday, the Ohio House Finance Committee heard testimony from the Directors of Ohio’s health and human services agencies, including Director of Medicaid Maureen Corcoran, Director of Health Stephanie McCloud and Director of Aging Ursel McElroy. Testimony began at 9:30AM and lasted into the evening hours.

02/11/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, February 11, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/09/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, February 9, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

02/03/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Thursday, February 4, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

01/29/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Tuesday, February 2, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

01/28/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Friday, January 29, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Friday, January 29, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

01/26/2021

Today's COVID-19 Report: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Here are the latest need-to-know updates for Wednesday, January 27, 2021 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

09/30/2019

Press Release: LeadingAge Ohio Honors Members Receiving Employer of Choice Designation for Workforce Excellence

LeadingAge Ohio is proud to announce its members who have received an Employer of Choice designation through the 2019-2020 LeadingAge Ohio Employer of Choice program. 23 organizations statewide within LeadingAge Ohio’s over 400 members received a gold, silver, or bronze designation in this third year of the Employer of Choice program.

Need Help?

Kathryn Brod, MBA

Kathryn Brod

President/CEO
614-545-9014
kbrod@leadingageohio.org

  • Is the association's primary spokesperson
  • Oversees staff and daily operations
  • Promotes LeadingAge Ohio's position and public policy goals to elected officials; staff liaison to Advocacy Committee
  • Responsible for implementing LeadingAge Ohio's strategic direction
  • Works with LeadingAge Ohio Board of Directors
  • Staff liaison to Human Resources Committee

Patrick Schwartz

Patrick Schwartz

Director of Strategic Communications
614-545-9026
pschwartz@leadingageohio.org 

  • Serves as lead member communications and media strategist for key association initiatives
  • Oversees digital strategy, including websites, newsletters and social media channels
  • Provides strategic direction for communicating organizational goals and achievements to members, partners, policy makers and the media
  • Serves as primary contact for media inquiries
  • Staff liaison to Communications/PR committee

Susan Wallace, MSW, LSW

Susan Wallace

Chief Policy Officer
614-545-9024
swallace@leadingageohio.org 

  • Primary contact for policy priority development, advocacy and legislative affairs
  • Staff liaison to Advocacy Committee, Adult Day Subcommittee, Home Health, Hospice & HCBS Subcommittee, Housing Subcommittee, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Facility/Assisted Living Subcommittee
Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.