LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.27.21

Members | January 27, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.27.21

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

Following are the latest news and resources.

National LeadingAge 2021 Policy Action Forum This Afternoon!

Don’t miss today’s LeadingAge’s 2021 Policy Action Forum at 2 p.m. ET. 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. This is a members-only opportunity to ask questions of Dr Enekwechi, national Board Chair Carol Silver Elliott, President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan and SVP of Policy Ruth Katz. Register now to join the members-only event.

CAST Releases New Guide on Resident Tech Support and Training

Given the significant and disproportionate impact of COVID-19 and the social isolation it brought on older adults served by LeadingAge members, LeadingAge CAST has released a new Resident/Client Technology Support and Training Guide. It includes a white paper, interactive guide, and case studies to explain the support, training, and business models available.

This Week’s Online Coronavirus Policy Updates

Join us Thursday, January 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET with returning guest expert, Dr. Nimalie Stone, the medical epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Stone will provide the latest updates on the Pharmacy Partnership Program, answer your clinical questions on COVID-19 and infection control programs and standards. She’ll also provide guidance on what will happen with vaccine distribution after the first phase of the Pharmacy Partnership Program is complete. Register now to join us.

LeadingAge Quarterly Housing Survey: DEADLINE TODAY

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 before the end of the day!

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 Feb. 2 Session on New HUD Section 202 Funding Competition. 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.