LeadingAge Need to Know - 5.17.21

Members | May 17, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, May 17, 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.

This Week’s Online Coronavirus Policy Updates

Join us today, Wednesday, and Thursday at 3:30 p.m. ET for our online policy updates. Today, Dr. Ali Mokdad from the Institute of Health Metrics Evaluation from the University of Washington, will discuss his prediction that as vaccinations continue, confirmed cases and deaths will decline into the summer, leading many to assume “COVID-19 is gone,”—but that the current percentage of the population vaccinated is not high enough to stop another wave of infections. Register to join us.

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.

New Evaluation Looks at Impact of Elder Abuse Shelter

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice, the country’s first comprehensive shelter for victims of elder abuse, which provides legal, social, and care management services in partnership with LeadingAge member the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, has received an initial review of the program’s impact. Read more now about the results of this evaluation.

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.