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NEWS & INSIGHTS
Lutheran Services in America Urges Administration to Reconsider Minimum Staffing Rule
The proposal for skilled nursing facilities will have a disproportionate impact on access to care for people living in rural and other underserved communities.Read More
The Courage to Come Together
Professional cohorts are amazing vehicles for change. The Lutheran Services in America Results Network is a powerful annual cohort of child and family-serving organizations working toward transformative outcomes rooted in a focus on race equity.Read More
Looking at Employee Benefits Through the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lens
Is your organization adequately addressing the needs of an ever-evolving workforce? Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) intersects with everything that you’ve promised employees to care for their well-being. To retain your best employees and attract new people, remain committed to cultivating a warm, welcoming environment.Read More
Forward-looking Approaches Toward Health Equity
Members of our Coalition for Better Social Care share approaches that have led to more than 11,000 people being screened for SDOH risks and laid the groundwork for reaching more people and providing the services and supports that help community members live independently and thrive.Read More
Consumer Technology Association Foundation Boosts Lutheran Services in America Aging Initiative with Virtual Reality Technology Funding
Increased investment from the foundation will expand the innovative virtual reality programming led by our member Lutheran Senior Services, which champions the adoption of virtual reality technology to address social isolation amongst older adults in underserved communities.Read More
STRENGTH & SERVICE SERIES
State of the Insurance Market: Forecasting Risk & Opportunity
Hear from the experts on several key types of insurance coverage and learn how to manage associated risk within your organization and what the forecasts say for the senior living insurance sector in the coming year or two.
September 18, 2023
1:00 p.m. ETLEARN MORE
2023 Lutheran Information Technology Network Fall Conference
LITN will host its 2023 fall conference September 24–26 in Pray, Montana.
September 24, 2023 - September 26, 2023LEARN MORE
STRENGTH & SERVICE SERIES
Four Generations in the Workplace
Join us as we examine how to prevent generational collisions from occurring in the workplace. Learn how to identify communication preferences and effective ways to approach others that have different viewpoints.
October 24, 2023
1:00 p.m. ETLEARN MORE
LEADINGAGE ANNUAL MEETING
Member Reception at the 2023 LeadingAge Annual Meeting
If you are attending the LeadingAge Annual Meeting, join us for our special member reception to connect with other leaders from across the Lutheran Services in America network.
November 5, 2023
5:30–7:30 p.m.LEARN MORE
Unlocking the Power of Lived Expertise
It’s when we listen, support and value people with lived experience that we can authentically uncover and unlock new thinking. Join us as together we explore ways to infuse, value and engage lived experience to advance equity for families and children in our communities.
November 14, 2023 - November 15, 2023LEARN MORE
CEO Summit 2024
We’ve reimagined CEO Summit to deliver even more! Engage thought leaders from across the country, join our Catalyst Roundtables for industry expertise and peer insights, and enjoy plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow CEOs in our trusted network.
January 28, 2024 - January 31, 2024LEARN MORE
DISABILITY NETWORK CONVENINGS
LSA-DN Winter Meeting 2024
Join us to innovate, collaborate and strategize with your peer organizations about the important work you do to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead their best lives.
January 31, 2024 - February 2, 2024LEARN MORE
FEATURES & STORIES OF IMPACT
Rural Aging Action Network
The Rural Aging Action Network model seeds investment in community-led approaches to aging in rural and frontier communities and is proven to accelerate solutions among our leading health and human services organizations.Read More »
Harvard Case Study Highlights our Role in Changing Outcomes for Children and Families
In a new case study, Dr. Antonio Oftelie of Harvard University features our efforts to close disparities for children, youth and families and change outcomes in the child welfare system. The study highlights our role as a national nonprofit that has moved beyond a traditional membership model into a catalyst for network-wide change that addresses critical needs in our communities.Read More »
This Is What Happens . . . When We Come Together
With the support of our members, partners and friends, we catalyze innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges confronting people and communities—and that crucial support continues to grow. Discover the ongoing impact of our work and find out how we’re making a difference together in our 2022 annual report.Read More »
MEMBER NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS
New Headquarters Marks “New Beginning” for Lutheran Family Services
The new headquarters allows Lutheran Family Services to continue its mission of bringing safety, hope and wellbeing to the people it serves.Read More
LCS Northwest Supports Afghan Family’s Search for New Home
Many refugees who seek asylum in the United States end up living on the streets while seeking a home. Lutheran Community Services Northwest steps in to fill the gap to help refugees like Hamid Stanikzai rebuild their lives.Read More
CentraCare to Transition Ownership of St. Benedict’s Community to Ecumen
Our member Ecumen is expanding its service to older adults with the purchase of three CentraCare – St. Benedict’s communities in St. Cloud, Monticello and Sartell, Minnesota.Read More
Lutheran Social Services Joins Consortium to Tackle Mental Health
Lutheran Social Services is working together with other members of a new consortium to fill the identified gaps in youth behavioral health services within Seneca County, Ohio.Read More
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