LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.11.20

Members | August 11, 2020

Daily updates as of August 11, 2020.

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates Mondays and Wednesdays. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

NEW Webinar: Implications For and Impact on Careers
Join the The Global Ageing Network, the Heritage Foundation, and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology on August 18 for a webinar on COVID-19’s impact on caregivers. The webinar, moderated by Rosy Pereyra, MD, will include a 60-minute session via ZOOM, 3 panelists, and a Q and A. Panel members include: Robert Espinoza, PHI, New York City Robyn Stone, LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston Costis Prouskas, Hellenic Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Greece. To register, contact Shannon Davis.

Lessons from the Pandemic on Addressing Loneliness
The LeadingAge Knowledge Center continues to add new content to help you navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Check out the latest QuickCast on lessons learned in addressing loneliness among older adults—and the challenges related to the equitable deployment of strategies.

Access this and other resources for free on the Learning Hub Coronavirus page.

Basic Care Aide Online Training Tool
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.

Don’t Forget: the Aging Services Career Center Is Still Free!
Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? Your fellow members have posted new jobs 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.

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.

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.