LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.14.21

Members | January 14, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.14.21

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.

Members-Only 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’s national leadership will talk about the path for advocacy and policy in the year ahead. Register now to join the free event.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Dr. Ruth Faden of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School will join the LeadingAge policy team to offer insights on ethical questions related to vaccines. Register now to join us this week and every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Rolling Out the Vaccine: Legal and Operational Issues

Looking for a deeper dive into the legal and operation issues surrounding vaccines? Don’t miss this live webinar to hear first-hand experiences of general counsel from LeadingAge members, as well as advice from an outside legal expert. Register today to join us on January 21 at 2 p.m. ET.

LeadingAge Quarterly Housing Survey

Calling all housing providers! Please complete our quick pulse-check on vaccines, COVID testing, HUD payments, and more. Your insights help with our advocacy at HUD and on Capitol Hill and contribute to our decisions about what materials to produce to best support members—and we’ll share the results so you can learn about your peers as well. Please take a moment and complete the survey.

LeadingAge to Host HUD and CDC on Vaccine Panel

Join LeadingAge on January 19 at 3:30 p.m ET to hear from the CDC, HUD, and Section 202 providers about COVID-19 vaccine distribution clinics. The forum will feature remarks from the CDC and HUD, updates and insights from housing providers who have hosted vaccine clinics through the Pharmacy Partnership, and an audience Q&A. Register today.

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 LeadingAge and VNAA’s Letter to Biden COVID-19 Coordinators and an Interview with Jack Rollins, National Association of Medicaid Directors. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful COVID-19 links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Dialog Health Study Tour

Are you ready to go on a journey? Join Dialog Health virtual study tour from February 15-19 to discover four innovative international models of care and support for older people. At the end of the tour, participants will gather for an international online roundtable to share best practices. Register today or email gan@e-journeys.com for more information.

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.