LeadingAge Need to Know - 3.18.21

Members | March 18, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, March 18, 2021

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.

2021-2022 Flu Vaccines Discounts for Members

This flu season, we are partnering with Member Solutions partner Seqirus, a leader in the fight against influenza with an innovative portfolio of products. As a LeadingAge member, you are eligible to earn multiple discounts across Seqirus’ portfolio of innovative influenza and vaccine solutions, including prompt pay and early reservation offers. Pre-book reservation by April 15, 2021 to receive:

  • 3% discount on orders
  • 2% discount on orders paid within 60 days
  • The ability to return 25% of each brand ordered and unused by the end of the season

Learn more and preorder today!

Today's Online Coronavirus Policy Update

On today’s call, Dr. Simon Mittal, Chief Medical Officer of Convenire Health, will provide his key lessons learned on how to have thoughtful discussions on COVID-19 with staff and residents from all backgrounds. Register now.

LTSS Center Partners with The Urban Institute to Study Older Adults in Public Housing

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston is working with The Urban Institute (Urban) on a new study designed to shed light on how best to provide effective support to older adults living in public housing. The RRF Foundation for Aging is funding the study. The project is part of Urban’s Future of Public Housing Initiative, which aims to build an evidence-based agenda for preserving public housing and protecting residents. A key component of this agenda is addressing the needs of older adults living in public housing.

Read more about the project and contact Alisha Sanders if you have questions.

Upcoming Webinar: Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness

This webinar will address current life safety and emergency preparedness challenges nursing home and hospice providers should plan for as they return to pre-pandemic operations. Hear about approaches to sunsetting certain 1135 waivers, trends in survey citations, and hot-button issues that may arise when regular life safety surveys resume. Don’t miss this opportunity. Register for the webinar today!

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.