LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.1.20

Members | September 01, 2020

Daily updates as of September 1.

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.

Diving into Workforce Development

As the pandemic lingers, now more than ever we need to prioritize the health, wellness, and morale of the workforce in order to recruit and retain quality staff. LeadingAge is here to help with your organization’s workforce challenges by providing quality education, research, and tools. Throughout National Workforce Development Month, we’ll be highlighting our breadth of resources as well as releasing new materials that focus on aging services workforce development. Visit the Center for Workforce Solutions to explore our Workforce Solutions Center and watch for more in our daily member emails and on social media using #WorkforceDevelopmentMonth.

Introducing the Business Intelligence Zone

We know that our members thrive on education, which is why we’re creating a digital EXPO that brings knowledge and the marketplace together at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience. The BIZ (Business Intelligence Zone) is a unique platform featuring dynamic and interactive video experiences, rich content, and a variety of opportunities to build meaningful relationships our incredible business partners. Learn about the companies participating in this year’s virtual experience, and register by September 15, 2020 to take advantage of the discounted rate.

Collaborative Care Summit is Only 2 Weeks Away

Don’t miss the virtual 2020 Collaborative Care & HIT Summit, September 15-17. The challenges of COVID-19 highlight the need for technologies in aging services, including telehealth and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). Register today to attend the premier health IT conference.

Focus on the Future: Scenario Planning Toolbox

The LeadingAge Knowledge Center’s newest offering explores the future of aging services. The Scenario Planning Toolbox includes a video presentation describing the four scenarios that will impact aging services, as well as a downloadable discussion guide to get senior leaders talking about how they might impact your organizational planning. The Toolbox and supplemental resources are free to members!

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 an updated Point-of-Care Antigen Testing Overview. 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.