LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.12.21

Members | April 12, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 12, 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.

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.

LeadingAge Quarterly Housing Survey

Calling all housing providers! Our quick pulse-check to gather your insights on vaccines, COVID testing, HUD payments, and more is now available. Please take a moment to complete the survey.

This Week’s Coronavirus Policy Updates

This week we will only be hosting calls on Monday and Thursday as we have our Virtual Lobby Day Training for advocates on Wednesday. Today at 3:30 p.m. ET, Dr. Thomas Cornwell, Executive Chair of the Home Centered Care Institute will discuss how we can reach homebound patients, clients, and their caregivers with vaccines. On Thursday, Ashley Kirzinger from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) will talk about the findings from the Washington Post-KFF survey of frontline healthcare workers. Register now to join us.

Springtime Reunions & Gratitude: Communications Toolkit

As progress on vaccinations allows more in-person visitations, the news and social media are filled with stories of reunions. This is a perfect time for LeadingAge and our members to share positive stories of aging services. To help get our stories out, we have prepared a collection of customizable templates for your use.

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.