Monday, February 27, 2012

LeadingAge Cofounder Dies

Reverend Howard Washburn, a founding member of LeadingAge, has passed away at the age of 89.

Washburn, a New Jersey Native, helped establish the American Association of Homes for the Aging (which later became AAHSA and then LeadingAge) in 1961. He was also lauded as a pioneer in resident-centered care and spent 25 years working for Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices in St. Marys, Ohio, where he lived after his retirement.

To learn more about Rev. Washburn's life and legacy, click here.


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