LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 11.2.20

Members | November 02, 2020

Daily updates as of November 2.

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.

Please Take This Short Survey on Testing
HHS recently updated reporters on the distribution of point-of-care testing devices to nursing homes and other providers of aging services. We’re hoping to gauge members’ experiences with the various government-supplied tests, as well as to understand your overall ongoing testing needs. Your response to the survey will help ensure that LeadingAge can represent the reality of your testing needs and concerns. Please complete the survey by tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3.

Today's Online Coronavirus Policy Update
Today we'll hear from Anne Levesque, HR Director for Wake Robin in Shelburne, VT, who will share a few of the innovative programs that her lifeplan community offers their dedicated employees, including a trio of loan programs. We’ll also be joined by Special Advisor to the U.S. HHS Secretary Nick Uhluecke, who will provide the latest updates on the federal government’s Provider Relief Program. Register now to join us.

Last Call to Register
Annual Meeting Virtual Experience begins November 10 with a program dedicated to prepare you for what lies ahead and determine how to move forward during these hard times. Featured speakers Brené Brown, Vernā Myers, and Scott Gottlieb will deliver uplifting messages and insights throughout the event. Register today!

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.

Your Open Jobs on the Aging Services Career Center
Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? We are partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services. Add your openings today! Learn more about how to post your jobs for FREE now.

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.