LeadingAge Need to Know - 6.2.21

Members | June 02, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, June 2, 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.

This Week’s Online Coronavirus Policy Updates

Join us today and tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. ET for our online policy updates. Today, Sharon Wilson Geno of Volunteers of America, will talk about handling updated guidance in housing settings across multiple states. On Thursday, Representative Tom Suozzi will discuss his WISH Act proposal, a public-private catastrophic long-term care benefit. Register now.

New Mentor’s Voice

The latest episode of the Mentor's Voice, our podcast for students and young professionals, features Maley W. Hunt, MHA, LNHA, the Chief Operating Officer and Administrator at LiveWell. Maley is a double graduate of The George Washington University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology and a Master’s of Health Administration with a certificate in Long Term Care. She was previously an Executive Director and Operations Analyst with Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Listen now.

Webinar: Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed long-standing fault lines in the direct care workforce—the people who provide hands-on care and supervision to frail older adults and people with disabilities. On June 3, LeadingAge’s Senior Vice President of Research, Robyn Stone, will participate in a webinar hosted by Mathematica to discuss evidence-based policies and practices for strengthening the direct care workforce in the wake of the pandemic. Learn more and register.

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 HUD Requests More & Better Housing from Congress. A complete timeline of insights and tools 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. If you have questions about local and state issues, contact your state association. Join the MyLeadingAge Member Community to ask questions, access resources, and share best practices for issues facing members.