LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus 9.4.20

Members | September 04, 2020

Daily updates as of September 4.

We are sharing the very latest with members with weekday morning email updates and live online updates Mondays and Wednesdays. Please note, there will be no live online update or email on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Visit the main coronavirus page anytime.

Following are the latest news and resources.

Deadline Approaching: CARES Act Payments for Service Coordinators

CARES Act awards for grant-funded service coordinators are now available from HUD. The supplemental payments will be approximately 9% of operating budgets, and applications for the payments are due by 9/11/20. LeadingAge posted instructions to apply for the payments, and will host a call with HUD staff next Wednesday, 9/8 at 2pm to answer member questions. Email Juliana Bilowich to join the call.

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge is aggressively pursuing our national media efforts, telling the story of aging services providers across the continuum of care, and calling out the failures of federal response to the pandemic. In August alone, we appeared in over 35 national media stories, including:

Visit the Driving the Conversation page for all our statements and materials, as well as the ever growing list of media coverage.

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.

Quick Access to Expertise

Looking for expert access on the quick? Free QuickCasts offer on-demand, short-form learning opportunities on the Learning Hub.

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. 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.