LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 8.4.20

Members | August 04, 2020

Daily updates as of August 4.

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates email and live online updates Mondays and Wednesdays. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.


Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.


What’s Your Vision for the Future of Aging Services?

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the devastating impact of the decades of undervaluing and under-investing in older adults. Register for LeadingAge’s Visioning Workshop on 8/27 and join fellow members to strategize on how we are going to rebuild our field. In this half-day workshop, Leveraging COVID Learnings to Shape Our Future, futurist Chris Cowart will lead us through a discussion using design thinking methodology. Register now.


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 HUD answers COVID-19 Payment Request Questions and Point-of-Care Testing Q&A. A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.


New CAST Case Study: Communicate Without Removing PPE

As the pandemic changes how healthcare professionals operate, the Vocera Badge helps providers communicate hands-free, without needing to remove personal protective equipment. A new CAST case study, “Increasing Staff Efficiencies During COVID-19 Through Communications Technology,” shares how team members at Hardin Memorial Health used this technology as part of their COVID-19 response.


Member Solutions for COVID-19 Needs

Did you know that LeadingAge offers members exclusive access to pre-negotiated savings through the LeadingAge Member Solutions program? During the pandemic, low and no-contact solutions are vital to support the safety and continuity of your business. Learn more about these valuable member benefits 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.