About Us

LeadingAge Kentucky (formerly Kentucky Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (KAHSA)) was founded in 1977. The association represents not-for-profit community, church, proprietary and government sponsored health care facilities, retirement communities, assisted living, housing and service programs for the elderly and the disabled.

LeadingAge Kentucky members include nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, assisted living facilities, independent housing units, continuing care retirement communities, retired seniors volunteer programs and multi-facility agencies offering direct care. In addition, LeadingAge Kentucky members meet the needs of others through community outreach services that include home health care, congregated, and other programs. LeadingAge Kentucky is affiliated with LeadingAge (formerly American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) membership includes nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, assisted living facilities, independent housing units, continuing care retirement communities, retired seniors volunteer programs and multi-facility agencies offering direct care. In addition, LeadingAge Kentucky members meet the needs of others through community outreach services that include home health care, congregated, and other programs. 

The mission of LeadingAge Kentucky is to provide services to members that will enhance the quality of life of those we serve by:

  • Providing education and sharing information;
  • Providing networking opportunities;
  • Developing leadership; and
  • Advancing sound public policy.

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 supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

 United By Values

  • We believe that our energies are best invested in providing homes and services for aging and disabled members of our human family.
  • We believe that our homes and services should enhance the communities where they are located.
  • We believe that our homes should be on everyone's list of what a good home should be.
  • We believe that the services we offer should be designed for those who use them, and based on what they say they want and need.
  • We believe that our members have a moral responsibility to advocate for the needs of those in our care.
  • We believe that our members should be well qualified and demonstrate it through responsible leadership.
  • We believe that all financial benefits realized should be reinvested in the homes and services we provide.


LeadingAge Kentucky members provide an atmosphere of fellowship and services that meet the social, physical and spiritual needs of the individual and helps the elderly achieve the dignity and quality of life they deserve in their retirement years.

2501 Nelson Miller Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223
502-992-4380
502-992-4390 - FAX
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