LeadingAge Need to Know - 5.11.21

Members | May 11, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, May 11, 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.

Tomorrow's Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Join us tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. ET for our online policy update. Mary Wood with the CDC will talk about working with older adults to promote safety in independent living. CDC still urges caution in many instances as we return to normal. She will have ideas and toolkits to share from the CDC as they update their guidance on this important topic. Register to join us.

CDC Call on Adult Day Services and COVID Vaccination

On May 13 at 12 p.m. ET, CDC is hosting a call for adult day services centers focused on COVID vaccination and sharing information about the public health aspects of managing adult day service programs, as COVID vaccination rates are increasing. Time will be dedicated to open discussion and Q+A. To participate, you must register in advance on Zoom.

Nominate Someone Today!

The LeadingAge Annual Awards honor individuals that embody excellence in mission-focused aging services leadership, are models of quality and innovation, and are making outstanding contributions to our field that merit national recognition. Nominations are currently being accepted in three categories: Award of Honor, RWJF Award for Health Equity presented by LeadingAge, and Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in LTSS Nursing. The deadline to submit your nomination is June 18, 2021. Learn more about the award criteria and nomination process. Questions? Please contact Amanda Marr.

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.