Value First



Value First, Inc. is a group purchasing organization designed for aging services providers who seek expanded choice, intelligent solutions and significant savings. We offer collective buying power and contracts negotiated specifically for customers whose mission is better care and better outcomes for older adults. Value First is owned by LeadingAge and 25 LeadingAge affiliates, including LeadingAge Oklahoma, and in partnership with MedAssets Supply Chain.


Direct Supply is offering a Customer Appreciation sale that is valid for the entire month of July and offers 15% off.  Orders must be placed online at  Use coupon code SERVEYOU15.  There is a $300 maximum savings per order and some exclusions apply.  Click here for more information

PPG Paints Offers Value First Members 30% Off on Paint Roller Covers.
Valid from July 1st to September 30th, 2017.
Now is the time to add a fresh coat of paint to your community with PPG Paints ProSupreme Premium Grade Roller Covers.  Visit to find a location near you and present the “30% Off” coupon at the time of purchase.  PPG Paints products are readily available across the nation from a network of more than 3,000 locations including independent dealers and company-owned stores, ensuring adequate inventories and consistent service coast-to-coast.  Click here for more information.  

Sherwin-Williams GroupBuy Savings for July and August 2017
Paint like a pro with Sherwin-Williams monthly Healthcare Savings on applicators, tools and equipment.  Sherwin-Williams offers a wide range of high-performance coating systems for walls, floors, roofs and concrete surfaces in an assortment of popular styles and colors ideally suited for Long Term Care communities.  Click here for more information.  


Why Is it Important to Save with Value First?

How Much Money are the Aging Services Providers saving through the Value First Group Purchasing Program?

Value First brochure

  • For a complete list of all Value First Vendors – Click here
  • For a list of Value First Vendors in Oklahoma – Click here
  • To review the Employee Benefit Package through Value First – Click here

Top 5 Reasons your Organization Should Participate in Value First!

1. No cost to enroll

2. No commitment to buy

3. Value First is a non-exclusive GPO – Your organization can belong to and purchase from more than one GPO.

4. Expanded Choice The Value First Group Purchasing Program boasts a portfolio of over 400 different vendor contacts.

5. Benefits for your employees – Not only can your organization as a whole benefit from Value First, but your employees can benefit too. Click here to learn more.

Who is Eligible

Any provider of services to the elderly or other residential services is eligible to be a participant in the Value First program. There is no cost to participate.

Become a Participant

It is so easy! Enroll by signing a simple participation agreement that gives you access to all of the vendors but does not obligate you to purchase. You can pick and choose as many or as few of the contracts from the portfolio of vendors as you need. You can belong to more than one GPO. This is a non-exclusive program.

Getting started!  Contact Dave Auch! 

Dave Auch
Value First Sales Representative
Value First
217 SE 8th Avenue ∷ Topeka, KS 66603-3906
Office #:  785.233.7443 ∷ Cell #: 316.253.7807
Email  ∷ Website


Value First Purchasing Instruction Sheet

Cost Study analysis:

Your organization can participate in one of the following cost studies for: Food, Medical Supplies, Janitorial/Sanitation, Office Supply or Pharmaceutical.

MedAssets Food & Nutritional Cost Study….

Med Assets Medical Supplies Cost Study…

Med Assets Pharmaceutical Cost Study…

Value First is unlike any Group Purchasing Organization you’ve known before.

As noted above, LeadingAge Oklahoma is an owner of Value First, and may also receive fees for promotional services for providing information regarding Value First to LeadingAge Oklahoma members.