LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.3.20

Members | September 03, 2020

Daily updates as of September 3.

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.

Save $50 on Registration: Collaborative Care Summit

Time is running out! With less than 2 weeks before the Summit begins on September 15, 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. Following are highlights of the Summit’s program:

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.

HUD Announces CARES Act Payments for Service Coordinators

Yesterday, HUD announced that CARES Act awards for grant-funded Service Coordinators are now available. The supplemental payments will be approximately 9% of operating budgets, and applications for the payments are due to HUD by 9/11/20. LeadingAge will host a call with HUD staff next week to answer member questions. Read more about the call, and detailed instructions to apply for the payments.

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.

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.