LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.22.21

Members | January 22, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.22.21

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.

Call for Sessions: January 25 Deadline

You have just a few more days to submit a session proposal for the 2021 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO, happening October 24-27, 2021. Do you have a new program, project, or idea that could benefit other aging services professionals? Share it! We’re looking for relevant, replicable concepts that will inspire and inform LeadingAge members. Submissions are peer-reviewed and must be submitted before 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday, January 25.

Monday’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Join us Monday at 3:30 p.m. ET to hear from Jennifer Truppa, director of social services and quality assurance at Embrace Living Communities. Embrace has had 10 vaccine clinics at affordable senior communities and has 15+ more scheduled. Hear from Jennifer on how they are managing these clinics in affordable senior housing settings and learn how to handle these clinics in different states and settings. Register now to join us.

LeadingAge Quarterly Housing Survey

Calling all housing providers! Our quick pulse-check to gather your insights on vaccines, COVID testing, HUD payments, and more is now available. Please take a moment to complete the survey by the end of the day today.

Please Take the LeadingAge Project ECHO Survey

LeadingAge is interested in learning more about member participation (both those who are participating currently and those who are not) in Project ECHO, the guided-practice model that reduces health disparities in under-served and remote areas of the state, nation, and world through innovative telementoring. Please take 2-3 minutes to complete this survey. If you'd like more information about Project ECHO, please contact Janine Finck-Boyle.

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:

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.