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Knowledge Base


National Investment Council (NIC)

Founded in 1991, the Mission of NIC is to advance the quality of senior housing and care by facilitating informed investment decisions through best-in-class date, research, networking events and professional education.

California Assisted Living Association (CALA)

The California Assisted Living Association represents Assisted Living providers in California.

American Society on Aging

Founded in 1954, the American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA)

Members of ASHA are executives involved in the operation, development and finance of the entire spectrum of senior housing.

American Health Care Association (AHCA)

AHCA is a non-profit federation of affiliate state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and sub-acute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.


The work of LeadingAge is focused on advocacy, leadership development, and applied research and promotion of effective services to seniors, children, and others with special needs.

Alzheimer’s Association

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease.

Environments for Aging

The Environments for Aging Conference + Expo offers the latest strategies and ideas for creating functional and attractive living environments that meet the needs of our aging population.


Argentum is a national association dedicated to supporting companies operating professionally managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the older adults and families they serve.

Aging 2.0

Aging2.0 supports innovators taking on the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging.

Modern Elder Academy

Modern Elder Academy (MEA) was cofounded by one of our mentors Chip Conley. Its purpose is to build a community of inspired and empowered midlifers.

Wisdom 2.0

Wisdom 2.0 addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world.

Spirit Rock

Set among 411 acres of serene oak woodlands in the secluded hills of West Marin County, California, Spirit Rock Meditation Center is a refuge from everyday life where it’s truly possible to quiet the mind, soften the heart and see life in a new way.