LeadingAge Need to Know - 5.20.21

Members | May 20, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, May 20, 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.

Following are the latest news and resources.

Providers Detail Crisis Facing Older Americans Needing Home and Community-Based Care

Yesterday, as Congress debates infrastructure support, LeadingAge held a telepresser outlining the crisis facing millions of older Americans who need home and community-based care to manage their health and prevent costly hospital stays. Watch the telepresser recording and read the press release. Early media coverage included:

Today's Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Join us today at 3:30 p.m. ET for our online policy update. Holly Norelli with CMS will give LeadingAge members key insights on the new CMS interim final rule and answer your questions. Register now to join us.

Correction: Jewish Federations Funding Opportunity

The Jewish Federations of North America’s Center on Aging and Trauma seeks applications to expand person-centered, trauma-informed services for Holocaust survivors, older adults with a history of trauma, and/or their family caregivers. An optional informational call is today at 3:00 p.m. ET. The RFP, program guidelines and application templates are at AgingAndTrauma.org. Your intent to apply is due May 28 and the applications are due July 9, 2021.  For more information, please contact Aging@JewishFederations.org.   

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.