LeadingAge Need to Know - 3.2.21

Members | March 02, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, March 2, 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.

Shared Learning: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—A Way Forward

Whether you’re years into a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) journey or just looking for a way to begin this imperative work, you’ll find value in our March 23 event. Led by Ayana King, who hosted a recent QuickCast about unconscious bias, this live virtual event will include opportunities to share individual stories, explore intersecting identities that impact the lived experiences of team members and residents, and share smart insights to help you build a more equitable and inviting space. Register today.

Vaccine Town Hall for Staff THIS Thursday 7:00 p.m. ET

LeadingAge, in partnership with the Black Coalition Against COVID (BCAC), is sponsoring a national town hall with the aging services community to address concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine, particularly among direct care workers. The agenda will feature senior leadership from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a variety of nationally recognized experts. This town hall is open to care providers from all levels and backgrounds. We hope your staff will join the conversation! Be sure to mark your calendars for Thursday, March 4, 7:00-8:30 p.m. ET. Please join us via Facebook Live or YouTube.

How Can We Address Vaccine Hesitancy?

In a new 19-minute QuickCast, Rachael Piltch-Loeb provides a deeper understanding of why some people are reluctant to receive immunizations and shares concrete strategies for addressing their most common concerns. Free to access 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.

Survey on Trauma-Informed Care

The Center on Aging and Trauma of The Jewish Federations of North America’s Holocaust Survivor Initiative is inviting LeadingAge members to participate in a national survey on Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Care. The Center is collecting information about the capacity of organizations that work with older adults and family caregivers to provide PCTI. This anonymous survey will take around 15 minutes. Questions? Contact Marsha Greenfield.

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.


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