LeadingAge Need to Know: 1.14.22

Members | January 14, 2022

LeadingAge Need to Know: January 14, 2022

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and live online updates on Monday and Wednesday. Please note: there will be no online update or morning email on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


Registration Open: 2022 Leadership Summit

Today’s aging services environment requires smart, dynamic leadership—and now is the time to invest in the innovative strategies that put us on a course toward a stronger future. Register today for the 2022 LeadingAge Leadership Summit on March 28-30 in Washington, DC.


(Attended the summit before? You know firsthand how valuable this event is for aging services leaders. We’re gathering testimonials to help promote the Summit to new attendees. Share your thoughts!)


New Workshop on Shaping Perceptions of Our Sector

How do we introduce ourselves to the public? LeadingAge embarked on a research and communications initiative to find out. Opening Doors to Aging Services offers members a chance to learn how to deploy the best tactics to introduce aging services to the public. You’ll learn to strengthen your social media, website, and media relations, and get access to an array of communications templates to support your work. Register for the live workshop on January 27 now!


Tips to Improve Employee Retention

Attracting and retaining employees has arguably never been more challenging. In this 9-minute QuickCast, Cara Silletto outlines how aging services providers can begin to think differently about the new hire experience and help reduce unnecessary employee turnover. Free to access for LeadingAge Members.


LeadingAge Member Stories: Recognizing Sacrifices of Frontline Workers with Bonuses, Retention Efforts

Read a new story about a LeadingAge member that is recognizing and retaining frontline, on-site hourly team members with a generous bonus program. The provider has also created task forces to upgrade onboarding and training practices, create new career paths, and investigate wage increases. Visit the LeadingAge Story Collector to tell your stories of innovation for the benefit of other members.


Save the Date: LeadingAge HRSA Provider Relief Reporting Webinar

LeadingAge is offering a webinar on Wednesday, February 2 at 1 p.m. ET that will feature presenters from the Health Resources and Services Administration PRF Team. They will provide guidance on Provider Relief Fund reporting topics with a focus on the new reporting on Nursing Home Infection Control funds received in 2020. More details, including registration, will be available next week.


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, including:


A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful 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 connect with colleagues to ask questions, access resources, and share best practices for issues facing LeadingAge members. Contact your state association with questions about local and state issues, join the MyLeadingAge Member Community, and contact LeadingAge national staff.