LeadingAge Need to Know - 12.3.20

Members | December 03, 2020

LeadingAge Need to Know - 12.3.20

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates Mondays and Wednesdays. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest news and resources.

A Message From Our Board Chair

LeadingAge Board Chair, Carol Silver Elliott, offers this message to members about the power of community.


Like all of you, I wondered how the virtual experience was going to be, how it was going to fill the gaps left by not being in person...Even though we didn’t have those moments to share a hug, the chat was filled with wonderful greetings and comments.


Read the entire message from Carol on coming together virtually at the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

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.

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.

Communicating About COVID-19

As COVID-19 surges nationwide and aging services providers bear the brunt of the pandemic, now more than ever it’s crucial that members maintain transparent communication about positive cases with staff, residents, and families. We created templates, draft statements, messages and a full set of COVID Crisis Communications Tools, as well as advice and talking points for Responding to Negative Narratives.

Post Your Open Jobs on the Aging Services Career Center

Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? We are partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services. Add your openings today! Learn more about how to post your jobs for FREE now.

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.