LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.20.20

Members | August 20, 2020

Daily updates as of August 20, 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.

New Program to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Aging Services
Sign up for an information session on LeadingAge’s NEW Summer Enrichment Program, launching summer of 2021. During the 10-week program, undergraduate and graduate students of color can advance toward leadership positions in your organizations, LeadingAge state affiliates, and at the LeadingAge national office. Summer interns will complete a substantive project within one of these organizations, work with mentors to hone their leadership skills, and take part in a variety of leadership development activities. Now is the time to ensure you're budgeting for this important opportunity. Learn more!

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 CMS Announces Resumption of Routine Surveys. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Quick Access to Expertise
Looking for expert access on the quick? Free QuickCasts offer on-demand, short-form learning opportunities. In the latest QuickCast, Integrating Beliefs into Advance Care Planning Conversations, Stephanie Anderson highlights the importance of incorporating individual beliefs, values and preferences in care planning conversations and decision making.

Register for the 2020 LeadingAge Events!
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. Registration is open—learn more about the November event and secure your spot today!

And next month, don’t miss the virtual 2020 Collaborative Care & HIT Summit. Your early-bird discount if $75 off registration is still available with discount code TSAP2020. Register today to attend the premier health IT conference.

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.