LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.16.21

Members | April 16, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 16, 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.

Next Week is Careers in Aging Week

While COVID-19 may have slowed the movement of people into aging services, nothing can stop us from sharing the joy and meaning in our jobs. For the third year, LeadingAge will partner with the Gerontological Society of America, AHCA/NCAL, Argentum, and the Erickson School of Aging Services at UMBC, to sponsor Careers in Aging Week. The focus will be increasing awareness of careers in aging on social media. Learn more about how you can participate in Careers in Aging Week.

What to Know About Continuing Care at Home Programs

In response to improved technologies and consumer preferences, entrepreneurial members are increasingly developing Continuing Care at Home programs as a way to expand their services and better serve their communities. Is it the right next step for your organization? In this new 15-minute QuickCast, we overview the Continuing Care at Home model and share important aspects to consider before beginning a program. Free to access for LeadingAge members.

Fostering Emotional Wellbeing Among Team Members

Is your organization doing enough to care for the psychological wellness of its staff? A comprehensive systems approach can help make sure your employees are getting the support they need. Learn what this means, and why it’s so important for your organization during this 19-minute QuickCast that’s free to LeadingAge members.

You Can Still Access Annual Meeting Content On-Demand

If you missed the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience event, you can access on-demand content at a discounted rate through April 30, 2021. On-demand registration includes education sessions, keynote presentations, access to Business Intelligence Zone (BIZ), and all Virtual Experience areas, including Sponsor Talks, EXHALE, and other on-demand content.

Improving Health Outcomes, Resident Experience and Quality through Data Analytics

“Act on data, not opinions. Let analytics drive your root cause analysis and guide your actions.” Read the provider case study featuring LeadingAge Bronze Partner, PointRight and provider member ArchCare.

Post Your Open Jobs on the Aging Services Career Center

Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? We are partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services. Add your openings today! Learn more about how to post your jobs for FREE now.

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.