LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.30.20

Members | September 30, 2020

Daily updates as of September 30.

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.

A Message From Katie

LeadingAge president and CEO Katie Smith Sloan wrote a new message on finding hope in the pandemic.

COVID-19 is our “chief transformation officer.” That’s how Susheel Ladwa, CEO of Onyx Health, described the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on providers of aging services. His remarks came during the Collaborative Care HIT Summit, which the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) held 2 weeks ago.

Read Katie’s entire message on developing your “Innovation DNA.”

Inclusion Night at LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience

Join the LGBT Network for the 14th Annual Inclusion Night! This event honors those who have paved the way for diversity and inclusion in aging services and celebrates the work our members do every day providing LGBT-inclusive high-quality supports and services for all. Check out our surprise guest for the evening and RSVP to attend the event.

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 on COVID-19 and beyond, including:

A complete timeline of insights, tools, and useful COVID0-19 links is available here, so you’ll never miss an update.

Basic Care Aide Skill Competency

The Basic Care Aide Skill Competency training is no longer being offered through the LeadingAge Learning Hub. For future enrollment and information, visit educarebasiccareaide.com.

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.