LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.25.20

Members | August 25, 2020

Daily updates as of August 25, 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.

Collaborative Care & Health IT Summit Early Bird Special
Don’t miss the virtual 2020 Collaborative Care & HIT Summit, September 15-17. Register before August 28 using discount code TSAP2020 to receive $75 off your registration. The challenges of COVID-19 highlight the need for technologies in aging services, including telehealth and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). Register today.

Post Your Open Jobs on the Aging Services Career Center
Have you posted your open jobs on the LeadingAge Aging Services Career Center? We are partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services. Add your openings today! Learn more about how to post your jobs for FREE 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.

StoryCorps Connect
Don’t forget to check out StoryCorps Connect. LeadingAge has partnered with StoryCorps, the nonprofit dedicated to building connections between people through storytelling. Together, we are helping older adults across the country stay connected with family and friends in these unprecedented and challenging times. Your interview—and story—can be archived in the Library of Congress for future generations. Use these materials to plan your interview:

Learn more about this program today!

LeadingAge Student Center
Do you know a student who’s curious about the field of aging services? LeadingAge Student Membership offers students interested in careers in aging services access to all the benefits of LeadingAge membership. We recently launched the LeadingAge Student Center where budding professionals explore careers, events, membership, and more.

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.