LeadingAge Need to Know - 6.3.21

Members | June 03, 2021

LeadingAge Need to Know, June 3, 2021

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

Following are the latest news and resources.

Join Us Next Week: Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit

We all know how important it is for long-term and acute care providers to stay current with the very latest technology and innovations that can improve care, reduce costs, and lead to better health outcomes for older adults. After a year of struggling with COVID, many of you have shared that your budgets just won't allow you to attend this year’s Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit. That’s why LeadingAge is opening up the June 8-10 event by offering free registration to all care providers across the collaborative care continuum.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update

Today at 3:30 p.m. ET, Representative Tom Suozzi will discuss his WISH Act proposal, a public-private catastrophic long-term care benefit. Register now.

New CAST Case Study: Partner for Cybersecurity and HIPAA Compliance

A new case study from LeadingAge CAST presents a successful partnership that manages a life plan community’s HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity mitigation. Read more.

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 and tools is available here, so you'll never miss an update.

Webinar TODAY: 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. Today at 12:00 p.m. ET, 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.

Stay in the Know: Follow us on Social Media!

LeadingAge's social media presence not only is a great way to stay up-to-date on aging services news, but also can be a resource for content you can use on your organization's social media. If you aren’t already, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram @LeadingAge.

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.