LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 7.7.20

Members | July 07, 2020

Daily updates as of July 7.

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.

Act For Older Adults Campaign Goes On!
The Act for Older Adults campaign goes on through July to ensure that Congress’s next relief package includes support that’s aligned with our Five Essential Actions for Older Adults. And, we’re making progress! Last week, Senators introduced the Emergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act, which includes support to help affordable housing providers cover unbudgeted costs, expand service coordination, support WiFi accessibility, and more. LeadingAge is fighting to ensure the $1.2 billion allocated in this legislation is in Congress’s next COVID-19 relief bill. Read more about the bill and watch for an action alert soon on how YOU can help!

Tomorrow, Let’s 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.

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.

Post Job Openings On the Aging Services Career Center
Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? 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 for FREE now.

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.