Driving the Coronavirus Conversation

As the trusted voice for aging, LeadingAge is speaking out to ensure that decisionmakers and the public have accurate information on the novel coronavirus' impact on our field. Following are resources, statements and media release for journalists, as well as select media coverage. If you are a member of the media, please contact Lisa Sanders at lsanders@leadingage.org.

FEATURED RESOURCES: COVID-19 ON THE RISE

As the coronavirus surges nationwide and infection rates in nursing homes climb, LeadingAge calls on Congress to pass comprehensive relief for older adults who have suffered 80% of deaths from COVID-19. Following is a list of resources and news articles highlighting the continuing threat of the coronavirus to older adults.

 

RECENT STATEMENTS & PRESS RELEASES

LeadingAge is proactive when it comes to shaping views and understanding of our members and the field. Following are recent statements and releases we've developed and distributed around the coronavirus. 

LEADINGAGE IN THE NEWS

Even when news stories paint an unflattering picture of our field, LeadingAge can contribute perspective, information, and a reality check on the truth about how members are working to protect residents, clients, staff, and communities during this public health crisis. Following are recent stories in which our executives and staff have participated.

RESPONDING TO NEGATIVE NARRATIVES

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, LeadingAge is carrying forward the truth about the incredible work our members are doing to care for and serve older adults. Here’s how.

All of LeadingAge's media statements and materials are available by month and visit the main coronavirus resources page for more information, tools and resources to help all aging services providers plan for and respond to COVID-19. If you are a member of the media, please contact Lisa Sanders at lsanders@leadingage.org.

 

Statements & Press Releases

LeadingAge in the News

Media Resources