LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.21.21

Members | January 21, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.21.21

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.

Rolling Out the Vaccine: Legal and Operational Issues Webinar Today

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 now to join us today at 2 p.m. ET.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Today, Steve Nash, president and CEO of Stoddard Baptist Home Foundation will provide his insights on communicating with staff and the public to tackle tough issues like vaccine hesitancy, increasing staff morale, and providing care to underserved communities. Steve uses his gospel-themed radio show and online platforms to talk about the key issues of the day and build trust in the community. We’ll also cover all the policy updates related to the new administration. Register now to join us.

LeadingAge Featured on “Public Health on Call” Podcast

Johns Hopkins University released the newest episode of their public health podcast, hosted by Josh Sharfstein. The podcast looks at senior housing and COVID-19, featuring perspectives from Juliana Bilowich of LeadingAge and Shanna Dell from the Baltimore City Health Department. Throughout the pandemic, senior housing providers have felt “at best overlooked, at worst ignored,” said Bilowich. Listen to the 17-minute episode and view the accompanying free course on senior housing and COVID-19, developed by JHU in partnership with LeadingAge.

Board Engagement: Structure, Culture, and Decision Making

Looking to work better and smarter in 2021? Leveraging the talents and experience of your board members is a great place to start. In this 14-minute QuickCast, learn what you and your colleagues can do to cultivate board engagement—and how your organization can benefit from the results. Friends Services Alliance CEO Jane Mack hosts this free, members-only session that offers practical tips and actionable advice you can implement right away.

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 Why Providers Are Not Receiving PRF payments And Future Opportunities. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful COVID-19 links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

New Mentor's Voice Episode

LeadingAge’s newest podcast, The Mentor's Voice, provides students and young professionals an opportunity to candidly learn from leaders in the field of aging. This week’s mentor is Erica Thrash-Sall, executive director of McFarlan Charitable Corporation. Listen to how Erica has grown as a leader and her wavy path into the field of aging. The Mentor’s Voice is brought to you by LeadingAge and supported by Markentum.

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.