LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 10.20.20

Members | October 20, 2020

Daily updates as of October 20.

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates Mondays and Wednesdays. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest news and resources.

Making Care Work Pay Featured in Webinar Today
Join Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research, for a webinar
hosted by the DC-based Long Term Care Discussion Group TODAY at 11:00 a.m. ET. The policy group meets monthly to share LTC financing and policy information and will discuss LeadingAge’s new study, Making Care Work Pay. Visit their website to join.

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 on COVID-19 and beyond, including Updates to PRF NH Infection Control Incentive Payments. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful COVID-19 links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Tomorrow’s Online Coronavirus Policy Updates
Don’t miss tomorrow’s online policy update for the second of this week’s two CDC experts. NIOSH/CDC engineer Ken Mead will join us to talk about air filtration, ventilation, and other environmental changes providers can make at no, low, or high cost. Register to join us now!

Leadership Offerings on the Learning Hub
The LeadingAge Knowledge Center continues to add new content on the Learning Hub, including new resources on leadership:

Access these and other resources on the Learning Hub at a discounted member rate.

From the LeadingAge LTSS Center
The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston is sharing research studies and research-based articles focusing on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting older adults and the people who care for them. Check out our brief summaries of the latest data and analysis, including these recently posted articles:

Special Performances at the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience
For over 45 years, Penn & Teller have defied labels—and at times physics and good taste—by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. Join us on Tuesday, November 10, 8 p.m. ET for a special virtual performance by the hilarious duo. On Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. ET, the Blind Boys of Alabama will perform at the Finale Celebration. The group has the rare distinction of being recognized around the world as both living legends and modern-day innovators. Register today for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

Student Career Fair at Annual Meeting
Are you currently hiring for any entry-level positions or internships for your organization? There's no better time to find the next generation of aging services professionals than at LeadingAge's Annual Meeting Student Program. NEW for this year, the Virtual Student CareerFair will offer students the chance to meet with organizations that are hiring right now, and ask the hiring managers specific questions in their "virtual booth." For any questions, reach out to Christy Kramer and learn more about LeadingAge student membership.

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.