LeadingAge Need to Know: 6.24.22

Members | June 24, 2022

LeadingAge Need to Know: June 24, 2022

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and live online updates on Monday and Wednesday.


Celebrate #PrideMonth with LGBTQ+ Education and Resources

In recognition of Pride Month, we encourage members to take time to learn more about providing LGBTQ+ support and services for your staff, board, residents, clients, and participants. Check out resources to help you or your organization be more inclusive:


Re-Thinking Dementia: Novel Prevention Strategies to Better Models of Care

LeadingAge Bronze Partner Sodexo Seniors recently released a white paper on the emerging thought leadership around dementia prevention and care. The report is a collection of conversations with seven gerontological experts working within dementia-related fields–including LeadingAge’s own Senior Vice President of Research and Co-Director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, Robyn I. Stone, DrPH. Download the report to learn more about how diet, exercise, and other lifestyle choices can impact long-term cognitive health.


Home Health Prospective Payment Rule

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the calendar year (CY) 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Rate Update proposed rule, which would update Medicare payment policies and rates for home health agencies (HHAs). LeadingAge provides this helpful summary of the proposed rule, and on July 19 at 2 p.m. ET, we will convene members of the Home Health Member Network to discuss the rule and formulate comments. Join the network here and email Katy Barnett for more information.


Larry Minnix Leadership Academy

Developing your own leadership style and approach requires self-reflection and uncovering your unique leadership attributes. Embark on this journey alongside your aging services peers through the 2023 LeadingAge Leadership Academy. Applications are due August 1 and the program begins in February 2023. Learn more and start your application.


Last Chance: Workforce Member Snap Poll

LeadingAge is seeking to better understand the workforce challenges in provider member organizations across the continuum. Please take a few minutes to complete this eight-question poll by Monday, June 27.


We Can Change Perceptions of Aging Services. Here’s How!

Opening Doors to Aging Services is a national-local initiative to introduce the aging services sector to Americans–and to shift perceptions positively. Watch this short overview video and explore the research, communications strategies, and other assets on OpeningDoors.org. Also check out these QuickCasts and workshops to help tell an authentic story of aging services and move perceptions positively with Opening Doors!




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:


A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful 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 connect with colleagues to ask questions, access resources, and share best practices for issues facing LeadingAge members. Contact your state association with questions about local and state issues, join a LeadingAge member network to connect with peers with similar interests, connect with colleagues on the MyLeadingAge Member Community, and contact LeadingAge national staff.