LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 10.27.20

Members | October 27, 2020

Daily updates as of October 27.

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.

Annual Meeting Virtual Experience is 2 Weeks Away
Time is running out! There’s only 2 weeks before the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience begins on November 10. Register today to reconnect with your peers and your purpose. While the focus of the program and the format are new, what we treasure in LeadingAge gatherings remains the same—opportunities to connect with colleagues at networking events, business intelligence in the virtual expo, and chances to take a much-needed breather with star-studded music and entertainment. View the Virtual Experience Guide
for a full line-up of what to expect, and following are some highlights of what you can look forward to:


Brené Brown: Cultivating Courage and Hope
Researcher and best-selling author Dr. Brené Brown will explore how we can all walk through vulnerability, uncertainty, and fear to get to the courage and empathy needed for the work ahead.

Verna Myers: Moving Diversity and Inclusion Forward
Inclusion strategist, Vernā Myers will share insights for ways we can be more intentional in our efforts to establish more diverse, inclusive, and just organizations.

Scott Gotlieb: A Road Map to COVID-19 Recovery
Former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb will share the latest information on new tools to prevent further spread of the disease and ways aging services providers can navigate the path back to some semblance of normalcy.

Checkout the full lineup of keynote speakers.

Networking Opportunities
Here’s a snapshot of networking events happening during the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience. RSVP links and more information on how to sign up will be added to each event as we have those details.

  • CAST Technology Networking Reception
  • Global Ageing Network Event with Dialog Health
  • Inclusion Reception powered by the LGBT Network
  • Housing Celebration: Growing Together
  • Next Gen Professionals Network Meetup
  • And more!

Conference Happenings

  • Penn & Teller
  • Blind Boys of Alabama Daily Huddles
  • And more

Visit the Business Intelligence Zone
The LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience brings you together with trusted companies who can help actualize your ideas and meet your current needs, from the comfort of your own workspace or home. Explore the expo component of this online event, the Business Intelligence Zone (BIZ), and enjoy an easily shoppable format featuring vendors arranged by category. Thank you to our 2020 exhibitors.

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:

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.