LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 6.22.20

Members | June 22, 2020

Daily updates as of June 22.

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 through June. You can visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

Join the National Day of Action for Older Adults

TOMORROW is LeadingAge’s Act For Older Adults campaign’s National Day of Action for Older Adults! We need every LeadingAge member organization to do its part to ensure Congress hears our collective voice. Congress will hear a virtual army banging on their doors on June 23, the National Day of Action for Older Adults. Here are ten ways for your organization to join the fight—including adding your organization's name to our legislative sign-on letter by tonight!

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.

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

Apply for the Leadership Academy Today

LeadingAge’s Larry Minnix Leadership Academy helps you acquire critical leadership skills and tools through shared learning in a diverse group of peers from across our field. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for strong and adaptable leaders in aging services. We hope you will consider applying for this unique leadership experience. The 2021 application deadline has been extended to July 31, 2020.

Join These Special Guests Live Every Afternoon This Week

Every weekday from 3:30-4:30 pm ET, LeadingAge policy experts share up-to-date information on guidance, regulation, and legislation related to the pandemic. These daily online updates also feature a range of guests to share perspective and answer your questions.

This week’s guests include LeadingAge members Walter Ramos from Rogerson (Monday) and Michael Saccio from Trinity Health on home health and telehealth (Tuesday); a star studded panel on the Leadership Academy including Carol Silver Elliott, Julie Thorson, and Wendy Green (Wednesday); Kim Brooks from Hebrew Senior Life (Thursday) ; and Mary Stompe from PEP Housing (Friday). Register to join us each afternoon.

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.