LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.15.21

Members | April 15, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 15, 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.

Health Experts Talk About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and More

Out of an abundance of caution, the CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Today at 3:30 p.m. ET on the Online Coronavirus Policy Update, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, MD, former FDA health official and the current Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will discuss the status of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and what it means for aging services providers. We will also be joined by Ashley Kirzinger from the Kaiser Family Foundation to talk about vaccination rates among frontline workers. Register now to join us.

$100 Early Registration Discount Ends TODAY: Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit

We're looking forward to the 2021 Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit, happening virtually June 8-10. It's never been more important to build connections with collaborative care partners and stay on top of ongoing healthcare industry changes. Register today and save $100. Learn more here.

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 Policy Updates Archive.

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, 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 by Friday, April 23.

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.