LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 11.4.20

Members | November 04, 2020

Daily updates as of November 4.

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.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update
Join us today at 3:30 p.m. ET to hear from LeadingAge National Board Chair Carol Silver Elliott and our team of LeadingAge policy experts on some thoughts following yesterday’s election. We will discuss key insights for all provider types and give our first analysis of what the presidential and Congressional election results mean for older people, aging in America, and providers of aging services. The call will also include a segment on family visits and holiday travel during Covid. Register now to join us.

Deadline THIS FRIDAY for Vaccine Distribution Program
The CDC has set a November 6 deadline for aging services providers to sign up for its Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. The CDC is working with stakeholders, including LeadingAge, to determine how the COVID-19 vaccine, once it’s available, will be distributed to long term care providers. The CDC is also working with Governors’ offices to ensure state priorities for vaccine distribution are incorporated into distribution phases. Read more about the program.

QuickCast on Principles of Good Governance
The LeadingAge Knowledge Center continues to add new content to help you navigate the COVID-19 crisis—and beyond. In this week’s QuickCast, Jane Mack guides us through the different roles and responsibilities of board members, potential governance pitfalls that might occur, and ways to avoid them. Check it out now, along with other governance content on the Learning Hub.

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.

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.