LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.11.21

Members | January 11, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.11.21

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates three days a week. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest news and resources.

LeadingAge 2021 Policy Action Forum

Register now for LeadingAge’s 2021 Policy Action Forum on January 27 at 2 p.m. ET! As a new Congress and Administration come into power, special guest and health policy expert Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi will share her perspective on what the transitions of power happening in Washington this month mean for our field. And LeadingAge leadership will talk about the path for advocacy and policy in the year ahead. Register now to join the event.

Annual Meeting 2021 Call for Sessions Now Open

Do you have an idea for a session that should be part of next year’s Annual Meeting? Submit your ideas for consideration through our online call for sessions form. This year, an organization can submit a maximum of one proposal and the submission deadline is January 25, 2021. Learn more and submit your proposal today.

QuickCast on LGBTQ Inclusivity

Is your community inclusive of its LGBTQ members? Take nine minutes to watch this QuickCast and learn how to provide equitable and culturally responsive services to LGBTQ older adults. Access the new session on Promoting LGBTQ Inclusivity in Aging Services for free on the Learning Hub and explore other diversity and inclusion resources.

Virtual Gatherings Tomorrow!

Don’t miss these two virtual events happening tomorrow on COVID vaccines and testing:

  • The Vaccine Town Hall for assisted living and senior housing providers with LeadingAge, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Public Health, and the Baltimore City Health Department is tomorrow at 12 p.m. ET. Learn more and register here.
  • Abbott will be hosting a training on rapid testing cards, the affiliated NAVICA App, and the new at-home option for LeadingAge and VNAA members tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET. Register for the training here.

New Insights and Tools From LeadingAge
LeadingAge staff experts are developing essential advocacy, guidance and tools, and curating the most relevant resources for aging services providers on COVID-19 and beyond, including the Senior Housing Weekly: Recap of LeadingAge Updates. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful COVID-19 links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Questions? Ask LeadingAge National, Your State Association, or Each Other

There are many ways to get help during this crisis. Contact LeadingAge’s national team directly or email us at covid@leadingage.org. If you have questions about local and state issues, contact your state association. Join the MyLeadingAge Member Community COVID-19 group to ask questions, access resources, and share best practices for dealing with the coronavirus.