LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston conducts research designed to help our nation address the challenges and seize the opportunities associated with a growing older population.

LeadingAge and the University of Massachusetts Boston established the joint center in 2017. The center, with offices in Washington, DC and Boston, is the first of its kind to blend the resources of a major research university with the expertise and experience of applied researchers working with providers in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS).

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  1. Honor Your Nurse Leaders and Health Equity Innovators

    You have until April 30 to submit a nomination for the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in LTSS Nursing, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity.

  2. New Report Explores Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing

    "Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing: From Promise to Practice" describes findings from the first phase of a 2-part study that the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United are conducting with support from the Retirement Research Foundation.

  3. New Grant: Creating and Sustaining an Intergenerational Culture in Senior Housing

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United are working together to foster a broader culture of intergenerational interaction and exchange that, over time, becomes normalized in the housing setting.

  4. Molly Evans Joins LTSS Center’s Washington Office

    Molly Evans is pursuing her PhD in gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She’s also working as a part-time researcher in the Washington office of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.

  5. Study Tracks Gap Between Nursing Home Satisfaction Ratings and Quality Data

    Resident satisfaction and quality are not the same things in nursing homes, according to new research from a fellow with the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.