LeadingAge Need to Know - 3.29.21

Members | March 29, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, March 29, 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.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Join us today at 3:30 p.m. ET for our online policy update. Our town hall partner Reed Tuckson, a founder of the Black Coalition Against COVIC, will talk about vaccine confidence, what can be done to influence it, and whether staff acceptance, particularly staff of color, is changing. Register now to join us.

CAST Updates Safety Technology Selection Tool

LeadingAge CAST has updated its Safety Technology Selection Tool. The revised portfolio includes updated product information for 42 products in both the product selection matrix and online selection tool. The revised tool also includes two new case studies.

Live Webinar on April 8: Preparing For Post-COVID Operations

As vaccination rates increase and COVID cases fall in long-term care, a new phase of operations is on the horizon. To prepare, nursing homes, hospice, and acute care providers need to begin planning now. Register for our live webinar Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness: Post-COVID Compliance happening on Thursday, April 8, 2 -3 p.m. ET. You'll learn about trends in survey citations and hot-button issues that might arise when 1135 waivers sunset and business-as-usual safety surveys resume.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Resources

LeadingAge is on top of the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine approval and distribution. Visit the LeadingAge Vaccine Resources page for the latest updates, analysis and education, and resources, and check out our Vaccination Tips and Tools page for valuable educational resources.

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.

Coronavirus Spotlight Podcasts

Checkout the podcast series, LeadingAge Coronavirus Spotlights, featuring presentations by LeadingAge members and subject-matter experts who have been guests on our live online policy updates. Listen to these brief but informative podcasts to learn more about how your colleagues are coping with the pandemic. For the full-length audio of all the updates, visit the Online Coronavirus Policy Updates Archive.

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.