LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 8.31.20

Members | August 31, 2020

Daily updates as of August 31. 

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.

Today’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update: Natural Disasters and COVID-19
Guest speakers on today’s 3:30pm ET online policy update will share insights from the front line of disaster response during COVID-1. LeadingAge member Catherine Evans, executive director of Lesley Senior Communities in the Bay Area will talk about how she helped her residents prepare for wildfire evacuation as the fires closed in, and Meghan Rose with LeadingAge California will share Red Cross and FEMA updates for all aging services providers. If you aren’t already signed up, register here.


Survey Report: Portrait of Our Members

In 2019, LeadingAge conducted a comprehensive survey of its members. Six reports paint a portrait of LeadingAge members around the nation and share data about their residents, services, workforce, and technology use. We invite you to read about the survey and review findings. A complete look at survey findings can be found in Portrait of Our Members: Results of the LeadingAge Member Survey 2019.

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.

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. Over 1,000 new jobs have been posted in recent weeks. Add your openings today! Learn more about how to post your jobs for FREE now.


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.