LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.23.21

Members | April 23, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 23, 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.

Keynotes at 2021 Collaborative Care HIT Virtual Summit

This June 8-10, 2021, industry experts will share pandemic lessons learned and implications for technology and collaborative care, the next generation of alternative payment models, and much more. Speakers will share their perspectives on topics related to this year’s theme, “The Role of Health IT in Collaboration During Crises.” Check out the lineup of keynote speakers and register now.

Increasing Resident Engagement

LeadingAge CAST has updated its Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology Selection Tool that showcases hands-on resources that help providers understand, plan for, select, implement, and adopt the appropriate social connectedness technology. Additions to the tool include five new case studies that evaluate how technology can reduce resident loneliness and social isolation. Read more.

Summer Enrichment Program Mentors Needed

LeadingAge is recruiting mentors for the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), an internship in the field of aging designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. We would like to pair interns with a mentor who brings diversity to the field of aging. The mentor can be from any LeadingAge organization across the country. The SEP starts in June with approximately 30 interns. This will be an incredible opportunity to mentor a future leader and to share your passion for the field of aging. If you are willing to be a mentor, please email Christy Kramer.

Deadline TODAY: 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 today.

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.

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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