LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.4.21

Members | January 04, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know - 1.4.21

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.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

On today’s online update, Surgeon General Jerome Adams will discuss what we can expect on vaccines in the coming days and weeks. He’ll talk about what the COVID-19 surge means for our health care system and aging services providers, and will also address the impact of health care disparities on vaccine acceptance. We’ll also hear from CVS/Omnicare on what the company is doing to address early communication problems in the Pharmacy Partnership, including new “office hours” for providers. Register now to join the update, which will be held three times weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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.

Understanding Substance Use Disorders

Check out the latest QuickCast on the Learning Hub where Brian Spitsbergen of Wellspring Lutheran Services shares the impact of drug and alcohol use on brain development, common risk factors associated with addiction, and Wellspring’s unique approach to recovery support services. Access this and other resources for free on the Learning Hub.

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.