LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.19.21

Members | April 19, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 19, 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.

Join us in celebrating #CareersInAging Week!

We encourage you to share our sample posts on social media throughout the week to build awareness about careers in the field, as well as current job openings. Be sure to include #CareersInAging in all posts.

This Week’s Coronavirus Policy Updates

There will be no policy update on Wednesday, April 21 as it’s the LeadingAge Virtual Lobby Day! Join us on today and Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Today, Maureen Linehan from the King County (WA) Public Health Department will talk about how her agency geared up to get homebound older adults vaccinated. On Thursday, Lisa Thomson and Sue LaGrange from LeadingAge partner Pathways Health will join us to talk about a new infection control toolkit. 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.

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.

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