LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.2.21

Members | April 02, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 2, 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.

LeadingAge Unveils Major Caregiving Infrastructure Plan to Address Growing Needs

Yesterday, LeadingAge held a virtual press conference and released our plan to build the national aging services infrastructure needed to keep up with America’s growing older population. The comprehensive Blueprint for a Better Aging Infrastructure would help address the needs of millions of middle and lower income people and their families who require aging services and supports, including affordable housing, in-home care and services, and 24-7 nursing care. Watch the virtual press conference recording and read the press release. Early media coverage includes:


Register Today for 2021 Collaborative Care HIT Virtual Summit

Registration is now open for the 2021 Collaborative Care HIT Virtual Summit, to be held June 8-10, 2021. LeadingAge CAST convenes this annual summit, which will focus on the role of health IT in collaboration during crises. Learn more, and register today!

Interview with CAST’s Majd Alwan on NEW Data Analytics Tool

LeadingAge CAST is proud to release the new Data Analytics Selection Tool. The portfolio is intended to help members and other aging services organizations understand the range, uses, and benefits of data analytic technologies. It will also help providers plan for, select, and implement the technology solutions that best fit their requirements. Listen to a podcast with Majd to hear more about why this tool should be an integral piece of your organization’s future plans.

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.

Global Ageing Network Virtual Summit

Save the date for the Global Ageing Network Virtual Summit September 7-8, 2021. Our global community of providers support each other by sharing experiences, strategies, and solutions. The 2021 summit will bring together providers, thought leaders, and those working in the aged care sector for a two-day interactive, virtual experience.

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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