LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.21.20

Members | September 21, 2020

Daily updates as of September 21.

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.

Join Us for a National Day of Action This Wednesday

With negotiations stalled on the next coronavirus relief package, we need Congress to act for older adults before they leave Washington, DC. The "Act For Older Adults" campaign is rallying Americans from all walks of life to add their voice to ours. Join us Wednesday, for a National Day of Action for aging services providers. Look for an Action Alert that will make it easy for you, your staff, and residents to send emails or make phone calls asking for essential relief for aging services providers. You can also use these pre-drafted posts on your own social media platforms.

Today is the Provider Relief Deadline for Private Pay Only AL and Nursing Homes

The deadline for private pay-only licensed assisted living providers and nursing homes to apply for Provider Relief Funds is today by close of business day (typically, this has meant 11:59 p.m. ET). Learn more about the extension, and these new articles on PRF:

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.

Register for the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience

This year’s program has been designed to address the current realities facing our field—and the action required to respond to the unprecedented future ahead of us. Our featured speakers, keynote presentations, and sessions will focus on resilience, resolve, and reimagining the future of our field. View the program and register today.

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.