LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.18.20

Members | August 20, 2020

Daily updates as of August 18, 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 news and resources.

Register for the 2020 LeadingAge Annual Meeting
Join us for LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience, a different kind of online event developed to maximize your time and work with your schedule, while delivering powerful opportunities that will help your organization meet the needs of the people you serve today and in years to come. Learn more and register.

LTSS Center @UMASS Boston August Research Update
Read about how the pandemic is affecting direct care workers, how the Affordable Care Act prepared older adults for COVID19, and how long-distance caregivers struggle to communicate with formal care providers in this month’s research update. The LTSS Center is also sharing summaries of research studies and research-based articles focusing on how the pandemic is affecting older adults and the people who care for them.

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.

What’s Your Vision for Our Future?
Join futurist Chris Coward on Thursday, August 27 for this half-day Visioning Workshop, Leveraging COVID Learnings to Shape Our Future. He'll use design thinking methodology to help LeadingAge members consider the potential opportunities and impact of the pandemic on the future of aging services.

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 a letter to Seema Verma. 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.