LeadingAge Need to Know - 2.2.21

Members | February 02, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, 2.2.21

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates three days a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest news and resources.

Take our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey Now!

LeadingAge is embarking on a major initiative, called for in our newly adopted strategic plan, to help members achieve greater diversity in their organizations. The 5-minute survey is intended to learn what people are doing now and also what they have plans to do in the future. We will use the survey results to develop resources and support to help LeadingAge members who are striving to make their organizations more inclusive.Thanks for taking the time to complete the survey. If you have questions, please contact Natasha Bryant.

Presentation TODAY on new HUD Section 202 NOFA.

Today at 2:00 p.m. ET, Tom Davis, Director, HUD Office of Recapitalization, will join LeadingAge for a presentation on the new HUD Section 202 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). There will be time for questions from participants. HUD announced the competition, or NOFA, for $150 million in new Section 202 funding on January 12. Applications are due May 26. HUD expects to make about 45 awards. Please join us to hear from HUD about the NOFA today.

This Week’s Online Coronavirus Policy Updates

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 p.m. ET for this week’s online updates. On Wednesday, returning guest Nesa Joseph from LeadingAge member community Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis will tell us about their vaccine clinic distribution operations in different care settings. On Thursday, LeadingAge members Bailee Hillman and Leigh Wilson will talk about the James L. West Center For Dementia Care’s tips for hosting successful essential caregiver visits. Register now to join us.

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.

Global Ageing Network Webinar Tomorrow

Join the Global Ageing Network tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. ET for an overview of the Global Ageing Network COVID-19 Report. The report, a summary of interviews with providers and others in a dozen countries who have shared their COVID experiences, offers lessons and observations for next steps and illustrates how providers care for and support older adults. Principal investigator Dr. Emi Kiyota will provide an overview of the findings and highlight key lessons learned. We will also hear from interviewees about their experience and how they have adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register today.

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.