LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 6.9.20

Members | June 09, 2020

Daily updates as of June 9. 

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

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

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.

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 and these times of crisis, including a new segment from last week's discussion with LeadingAge board member Karyne Jones on overcoming fear of discussing race in aging services.

QuickCast on Reopening Nursing Homes
The LeadingAge Knowledge Center continues to add new content to help you navigate the COVID-19 crisis. This week’s QuickCast is Reopening Considerations for Nursing Homes. In this 18-minute QuickCast, LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor and Janine Finck-Boyle review guidance from CMS on reopening and the important factors nursing home providers should consider. Access this and other resources for free on the Learning Hub Coronavirus page.

Don’t Forget: the Aging Services Career Center Is Still Free!
Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? Over 650 new jobs have been posted for FREE in recent weeks. LeadingAge is partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services. Learn more about how to post your jobs now.

Trusted Business Resources and PPE Sources
LeadingAge continues to curate offers from businesses wanting to help members get through the coronavirus crisis. We all are aware of the ongoing challenges acquiring personal safety masks, gowns, hand sanitizer, and other PPE. LeadingAge continues to reach out to suppliers of PPE in an effort to identify safe, reliable supply channels for members to check with as a potential supplement to your existing vendors. These resources and more offers are posted on our website now. (Are you willing to share your story about PPE shortages with the media? Contact national media manager Lisa Sanders at lsanders@leadingage.org.)

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.