LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.24.20

Members | August 24, 2020

Daily updates as of August 24, 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.

A Power-Packed Annual Meeting Keynote Lineup
This has been a year like no other—a year that calls for different approaches, new ideas, and an incredible amount of strength. To help you push past the weariness that comes with months of crisis and prepare for the work ahead, we’ve developed a dynamic series of keynote sessions offered on an abbreviated schedule that won’t pull you away from the important work you’re doing.

Join us for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience, and hear from some of the brightest minds of our time, while making the most of your time:

  • Finding Courage and Hope: Dr. Brene Brown, researcher and best-selling author
  • Moving Diversity and Inclusion Forward: Verna Myers, inclusion strategist, Netflix
  • A Road Map to COVID-19 Recovery: Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner

Today's Live Online Update
Dr. Monica Gandhi will be our guest on today’s 3:30 p.m. ET online update call. Dr. Gandhi is an infectious disease specialist at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research focuses on asymptomatic COVID and viral load. She has been widely cited for her work on aerosol vs. droplet transmission and promotes mask wearing to protect both the wearer and others. She will talk about these issues and other COVID-related concerns for aging services providers. If you aren’t already registered, sign up for calls here.

What’s Your Vision for Our Future?
This Thursday, August 27, join futurist Chris Cowart 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. Register today.

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 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.