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COVID-19 Information & Resources

Visit this page regularly for current information, tools, and resources to help LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware members plan for and respond to COVID-19. We are working to monitor the situation closely.

In collaboration with peer organizations and federal agencies, we will ensure that the health of the older adult population is a top priority during this time.


LeadingAge Member Communications

LeadingAge is sharing the very latest with members twice daily. Morning updates go out via email, and they’re hosting daily live online updates each weekday afternoon. Subscribe to “LeadingAge Need to Know” via communications preferences in your MyLeadingAge account to receive email updates. Register for live online updates 5 days/week at 3:30 p.m. ET through May. You can find a list of upcoming guests and an archive of all member updates here.

Members can hear from one another and share best practices by joining the COVID-19 Group in the MyLeadingAge Member Community.

New Insights from LeadingAge

Following is the latest analysis from LeadingAge experts. A complete timeline of insights, tools and useful links is available here.

Latest Tools & Resources:

Following are the latest tools and resources for members. A complete timeline of insights, tools and useful links is available here.

Latest Advocacy From LeadingAge:

Following is the latest advocacy from LeadingAge. A complete timeline of advocacy is available here.

Member Ideas and Inspiration:

Look for more Member Ideas & Inspiration in coming days and weeks.

From LeadingAge Centers

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston is sharing research studies and research-based articles focusing on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting older adults and the people who care for them. Check out brief summaries of the latest data and analysis, including:

Communications and Media Tools
Members across the country tell LeadingAge again and again how critical communication is during this crisis. These tools can help. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, members are likely to have news to share with your community and may even be receiving a surge of media interest. Here’s how LeadingAge is Driving the Coronavirus Conversation and how they’re Responding to Negative Views on Aging Services During the Pandemic. They’re also creating resources to help make it easier for you to communicate with clients, residents, family members, staff, and the media.

COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING

COMMUNICATION ABOUT TESTING FOR COVID-19

COMMUNICATION ABOUT POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19

COMMUNICATIONS ABOUT COVID-19 LOSSES

Connecting Your Questions and Stories to Capitol Hill

LeadingAge encourages you to continue sending your questions to their policy staff and to contact your members of Congress to tell your story. We are happy to help you connect with their offices as needed.

STATEMENTS & PRESS RELEASES

LeadingAge is proactive when it comes to shaping views and understanding of our members and the field. Following are statements and releases they’re developed and distributed around the coronavirus.

QUESTIONS? Ask LeadingAge National

There are many ways to get help during this crisis. Staff at LeadingAge’s national office are always here for you. Contact their team directly at covid@leadingage.org.


We are at a critical time in which community containment measures may be increasingly difficult to implement and enforce. Now is the time to prepare your employees, operations and family.

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