LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 7.9.20

Members | July 09, 2020

Daily updates as of July 9.

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.

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, including House Appropriators: New Section 202 Homes Needed. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Register Today for the VIRTUAL Collaborative Care HIT Summit
Join LeadingAge CAST and the LTPAC Health IT Collaborative September 15–17 for a virtual 2020 Collaborative Care HIT Summit, the premier health IT conference. As we all navigate the COVID-19 crisis, leaders from across the collaborative care spectrum will come together virtually to discuss critical issues and understand how technology can connect the healthcare ecosystem. Register today or explore sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.

Who Are the Leaders On Your Team?
LeadingAge’s Larry Minnix Leadership Academy helps your staff 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. Who on your team should consider applying for this unique leadership experience?

Basic Care Aide Training
LeadingAge’s Basic Care Aide Skill Competency Training Tool is still available to help you maximize your workforce and maintain quality standards. Developed by EduCare©, the program provides a foundation for the skills of the Basic Care Aide in a variety of settings. The training tool is FREE to members and is available now on the Learning Hub. Use the promotional toolkit to spread the word about the training as you redeploy current staff and train new workers.

Coronavirus Spotlight Podcasts
The podcast series, LeadingAge Coronavirus Spotlights, continues to grow. The series features presentations by LeadingAge members and subject-matter experts who have been guests on our live daily online updates, sharing how they are coping with the pandemic. For the full-length audio of all the daily calls and a list of upcoming guests, visit the Coronavirus Member Updates Archive (and register to join us live daily).

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.