LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 6.1.20

Members | June 01, 2020

Daily updates as of June 1. 

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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.

Monday Morning Member Appreciation
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, LeadingAge members and your frontline workers have faced incredibly difficult situations. We want to help you inspire your staff and acknowledge the incredible work they are doing. To that end, we have designed a collection of staff appreciation materials. The suite of offerings includes: organization yard signs, social media posts, and graphics to create your own products. Customize your materials to purchase at a negotiated member discount on Vistaprint, print in house, or at a local printer of your choice. Thank you for everything you do.

LeadingAge SVP Recognized as A Notable Newsmaker
This year, the McKnight’s outlets are recognizing 40 notable newsmakers—including our own Robyn Stone of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. The trade media notes that Robyn brings four decades’ worth of experience as a top expert and researcher in aging and long-term care policy. Read the profile here.

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

A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Free Basic Care Aide Skill Competency Training Tool
Maximize your workforce and maintain quality standards with LeadingAge’s Basic Care Aide Skill Competency Training Tool. Developed by EduCare©, this program provides a foundation for the skills for a variety of settings. The free, 9-hour training will help you redeploy current staff, and train displaced workers and others new to our field. The training tool is FREE to members and is available now on the Learning Hub.

Member Solutions & Trusted Business Resources
LeadingAge curates offers from businesses wanting to help members get through the coronavirus crisis. New offers are posted on our website each week. The LeadingAge Member Solutions program connects you with pre-negotiated savings just for members—including low and no-contact solutions that support the safety and continuity of your business.

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.