LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 3.26.20

Members | March 26, 2020

Daily updates as of Thursday, March 26.

We are sharing the very latest with members twice daily. Morning updates go out via email, and we’re hosting daily online updates each afternoon. Yesterday’s Coronavirus Daily Member Update Recording, featuring new HUD information, Q&A on CMS guidance, and an update on the Senate bill is available now. And you can always visit the main coronavirus page.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.
The current crisis creates substantial health risks for your staff. LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone authored an article in The Conversation with Marc Cohen and Christian Weller to share the truth about “Who cares for those most vulnerable to COVID-19?” We’re gathering all coronavirus-related media releases, coverage and tools on our website.

New Insights and Tools From LeadingAge
LeadingAge staff experts are developing essential guidance and tools, and curating the most relevant resources for aging services providers.

Trusted Resources
As the PPE supply shortage has escalated, Value First has been actively researching and vetting alternative suppliers to supply critical PPE products. Interested members can take this short survey to help Value First determine interest in an order of PPE.

LeadingAge is curating offers from businesses wanting to help members get through the coronavirus crisis. Available offers are posted on our website now and will be updated regularly.

From LeadingAge Centers
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 brief summaries of the latest data and analysis, including:

Questions? Ask LeadingAge National, Your State Association, or Each Other
There are many ways to get help during this crisis. Staff at LeadingAge’s national office are always here for you. Contact our 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.