LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 7.6.20

Members | July 06, 2020

Daily updates as of July 6.

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. Register now. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

This Wednesday: Remember the Elders of Coronavirus
Join the Global Ageing Network on July 8 for a special day of remembrance. Remember the Elders of Coronavirus pays tribute to the elders who we have lost worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. We encourage you to join people around the world in lighting a candle to honor loved ones. Learn how to share an organization-wide Zoom candle lighting and use this toolkit to help us promote the day of remembrance.

Meeting Today: Physical Inspections in Senior Housing
Join a special edition of our Housing Advisory Group call today at 12:30 pm ET. HUD REAC leadership, including Deputy Assistant Secretary David Vargas and Director Steve Bolden, will provide updates on physical inspections in HUD-assisted housing during COVID-19, in particular strategies for prioritizing health and safety in senior housing communities. Inspections from REAC, as well as for HUD's NSPIRE demonstration program, have been on hold since early in the pandemic, and HUD will share their plans for a return to operations. Email Juliana Bilowich to join and learn more here.

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.

QuickCasts on Ageism and Employment Law
The LeadingAge Knowledge Center continues to add new content to help you navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Don’t miss our QuickCast on COVID-19 Employment Law Update: Reopening the Workplace, in which Daniel Burke and Lyndsey Barnett address employment-related issues facing aging services employers in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

We’re also offering, Ageism in the Era of COVID-19. In this FREE 15-minute QuickCast, Tracey Gendron takes a closer look at the intersection of ageism and COVID-19 and explores ways we can reframe aging by focusing on potential solutions.

Access these and other resources on the Learning Hub Coronavirus page.

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.