LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.20.21

Members | April 20, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 20, 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.

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.

April 29 Webinar For Hospice and Home Health Members

Mark your calendar! On April 29 at 1 p.m. ET, LeadingAge is hosting an event for our hospice and home health members to highlight opportunities and connect members who have joined us through their previous affiliation with VNAA. Join LeadingAge CEO Katie Smith Sloan, LeadingAge staff, and your colleagues for this special event. Register to attend.

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.

This Week’s Coronavirus Policy Updates

There will be no policy update on Wednesday, April 21 as it’s the LeadingAge Virtual Lobby Day! On Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Lisa Thomson and Sue LaGrange from LeadingAge partner Pathways Health will talk about a new infection control toolkit. Register now to join us.

Mother’s Day in the Post-vaccine Environment?

As Mother’s Day approaches, LeadingAge would like to hear about you community’s plans for visitation. How many visitors do you anticipate? Which protocols will remain in place and which will be relaxed? How will you enable families to celebrate moms while keeping everyone safe? Tell us what you expect and how you’ll navigate this day of happiness and family reunions. Send your great ideas to Gene Mitchell at gmitchell@leadingage.org, or 202-508-9424.

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 CDC, HUD Address COVID-19 Restrictions in Independent Living. ​​​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.