LeadingAge Need to Know - 3.30.21

Members | March 30, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, March 30, 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.

Webinar: When 1135 Waivers End

Calling all members in nursing home and acute care settings! Are you ready for when 1135 waivers sunset and regular safety surveys resume? Join us April 8 for a live webinar to review what you need to know and the items your plan should include. Register today.

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!

This Week’s Coronavirus Policy Updates

Join us Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 p.m. for our online policy updates. On Wednesday, Dave Wilkinson, head of Yale’s Tobin Center for Economic Policy and former WH appointee, will discuss a new tool for understanding a nursing home’s risk level based on staff movement across multiple providers. On Thursday, Ashvin Gandhi, lead author of “High Nursing Staff Turnover in Nursing Homes Offers Important Quality Information,” in Health Affairs this month, will join us. Register now to join us.

Elder Care Providers & COVID 19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

The Global Ageing Network is hosting a second webinar on the “Elder Care Providers & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives” report. The report is a summary of interviews with providers and others in a dozen countries who have shared their COVID experiences up to the end of 2020. Join us on April 6 at 8:00 a.m. ET. To register, email info@globalageing.org for Zoom teleconference information.

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. 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.