LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.29.21

Members | May 03, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 29, 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.

TODAY: Webinar For Hospice and Home Health Members

It’s not too late to join today’s event for our hospice and home health members that will 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 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

 

Why Social Connectedness Matters - Listen to an interview with Majd Alwan

LeadingAge CAST has updated its Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology Tool with four new products and five new provider case studies. In an interview, CAST executive director Majd Alwan says, “Aging services technologies is not just about health care and delivering care services and safety. It is comprehensive … it caters to the bodies, souls, and minds of residents and their families.” Listen to the podcast now.

 

Today’s Coronavirus Policy Updates

On today’s update, Dr. Kara Jacobs-Slifka will talk about the new nursing home guidance we are expecting early next week. Register to join us.

 

New Episode of Mentor’s Voice Out Now

The latest episode of The Mentor's Voice, our podcast for students and young professionals, features Denise Boudreau-Scott, President of Drive, who joins our new student interviewer, Derek Cheung. Denise helps healthcare and senior living organizations improve the patient, resident, and staff experience, and the bottom-line, through engaged leaders and employees. Listen now.

 

Global Aging Network’s Elder Care Providers & COVID-19: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Report

The Global Aging Network’s report is a summary of interviews with providers and others in a dozen countries who have shared their COVID experiences up to the end of 2020. Learn from providers around the globe about how the pandemic has impacted their communities. Read the report 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 LeadingAge Letter on HAA Draft. 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.