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 these
brief summaries of the latest data and analysis
including these recently posted articles:
EXTENDED OFFER: COVID-19 Learning Tool
NextStep is offering an informal online course designed to improve the safety of caregivers of all kinds working with COVID-19 patients in all settings. The
COVID-Ready Caregiver program
uses expert-developed online learning to help develop safety skills during the pandemic.
The program is NOT a formal certification—but it can be used to complement additional training. It can also be used by caregivers, housekeeping, and dietary teams, or any staff at independent living, HCBS, adult day, PACE, affordable housing, or other settings, as well as by family caregivers at home.
PPP Loan Program and Faith Based Organizations
Late Friday, the Small Business Administration issued guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program on affiliation of organizations as it relates to eligibility for the program and FAQs for faith based organizations. Here’s an
article on the guidance
, with links to it. LeadingAge members will be interested in the affiliation guidance related to ownership and management. The FAQs for faith based organizations indicates that faith based organizations are eligible to receive PPP and EIDL loans.