LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.11.20

Members | September 11, 2020

Daily updates as of September 11.

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.

4 Days Left: Join Us for the Collaborative Care Summit

Time is running out! The Collaborative Care & HIT Summit is only 4 days away! Don’t miss the chance to receive a $50 discount on your registration by using the discount code TSAP2020! Register today for the virtual Summit to learn how tech solutions can transform aging and collaborative care now and into the future.

The Future of Technology: Implications for Collaborative Care Post-COVID-19
The challenges of COVID-19 highlight the need for certain technologies in aging services, including telehealth and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). Don’t miss a thought-provoking keynote and 2 special panels on how tech solutions can transform aging and collaborative careExplore the wonders of emerging technologies that will revolutionize aging and collaborative care.

Telehealth Panel - Case Studies from the Trenches
Learn the many ways COVID-19 has prompted new applications of telehealth that benefit providers and patients, residents, and clients.

Federally Supported Interoperability Initiatives Panel: FHIR Accelerator Initiatives
Hear about FHIR-based initiatives that seek to accelerate interoperability and expand information exchange between providers and across care settings, which COVID-19 has exposed as a critical need.

Checkout the full lineup of keynote speakers.

Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors
Thank you to our LTPAC HIT Collaborative Members and Summit Strategic Partners for your support to make the Summit possible.

Following are the latest news and resources.

Monday’s Online Coronavirus Policy Update
Members are beginning to share fears that they will not have the financing to stay open -- some have even begun closing. On Monday, Sean Beloud of St. Johns Retirement Village in California, will join the Online Policy Update at 3:30 p.m. ET to talk through his community’s difficult decision to close its five star nursing home in order to preserve its assisted living program. Register here to join us.

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.

Scenario Planning Toolbox
This new Spotlight in the LeadingAge Knowledge Center explores the future need for and delivery of aging services in the context of expectable, challenging and visionary futures. The Scenario Planning Toolbox includes a detailed video presentation describing the four scenarios that will impact aging services. It also includes a downloadable discussion guide to get your board and senior leadership team talking about how these scenarios will impact your plans for the future, as well as supplemental resources to help you hold your own scenario workshop. The Toolbox is free to members!

Human Resource Capacity Building During COVID-19 Webinar
Join the Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation, and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology on September 15 for a webinar focused on human resources capacity building during COVID-19. Three panelists will provide their input based on their roles at their organization and in their countries. The webinar will take place from 8-9 a.m. ET. Please contact Shannon Davis for the Zoom link and passcode for the webinar. Learn more about the event.

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.