LeadingAge Need to Know - 4.8.21

Members | April 08, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, April 8, 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.

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.

TODAY: Life Safety Compliance Webinar

Don’t forget about today’s live webinar that will address life safety and emergency preparedness compliance after 1135 waivers end. More than 150 residential care communities have already registered to attend the training that will review how to prepare for a return to pre-pandemic operations. If you could use a review of survey citation trends or help documenting your organization’s response to COVID-19, join us for an hour that will end up saving you many more. Learn more and register today.

Elder Justice State Grants

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has announced a grant program to provide funding to states to enhance their Adult Protective Services systems. This grant opportunity closes on May 24, 2021. View more details and application instructions.

Fraud Alert: Annual Meeting & EXPO Offers

Please beware of any companies reaching out with hotel or other offers claiming to be related to the 2021 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO. These companies are not associated with LeadingAge. Hotel reservations and registration will be available only through the annual meeting website beginning in July. Questions? Email meetings@leadingage.org.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Today at 3:30 p.m. ET, Stuart Butler from the Brookings Institute will talk about what the future of long-term care could look like after the pandemic. Register today to join us, and check out our Coronavirus Spotlights, an archive of LeadingAge members and subject-matter experts who have been guests on our online policy updates.

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. 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.