LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 5.28.20

Members | May 28, 2020

Daily updates as of May 28. 

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We are sharing the very latest with members twice each weekday. Morning updates go out via email, and we’re hosting daily online updates each weekday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. ET. You can visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

COVID-19 Articles and Research
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:

Coronavirus Spotlight Podcasts
The podcast series, LeadingAge Coronavirus Spotlights, features presentations by guests on our live daily online updates. Listen to these brief but informative podcasts to learn more about how your colleagues are coping with the pandemic, including a new segment from last week's discussion with Howard Gleckman on how COVID-19 changes the future of long-term services and supports.

Have You Accessed Your Free Knowledge Center Content?
You can still get free access to COVID-19 content on Learning Hub, including:

Don’t miss next week’s Virtual Session on June 4! Register now for Mental Wellbeing: Regaining Confidence and Control with Susan Wehry.

Advance Care Planning and Serious Illness Communication
Aging services providers are no strangers to helping older people and their families navigate serious illness and end-of-life decisions. But in the face of COVID-19, advance care planning is more important than ever. We’ve gathered materials and resources to help you have conversations with residents and clients who are high risk for serious complications of COVID-19. On our Advance Care and Serious Illness Resources page, you’ll find trusted resources offering tools, tips, advice, and best practices focused on COVID-19.

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