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LeadingAge to Assess Effects of Person-Centered Care in Parker Nursing Home Project

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) is partnering with the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home on an extensive new study -- the Parker Nursing Home Project -- to assess the effects of person-centered care on nursing home residents.

LeadingAge Members Invited the 'Future of All Things Senior' Symposium

The symposium is a blend of futuristic discussion and collaborative idea generation developed through shared leadership principles designed to foster ground-breaking discoveries for solving the complex problems facing senior health and wellness.

Telehealth Resources Help LTPAC Providers Reduce Hospital Readmissions

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has updated its telehealth selection portfolio with 6 new products added to the online selection tool and product matrix, in addition to a new interactive guide.

Center for Applied Research Awarded Grant to Evaluate Kansas Culture Change Project

The Retirement Research Foundation has awarded LeadingAge’s Center for Applied Research (CFAR) a $149,776 grant to evaluate Kansas’ Medicaid pay-for-performance incentive to facilitate the adoption of “culture change” in the state’s 340 nursing homes. The 18-month CFAR project, which begins July 15, will be one of a very few large-scale analyses of the potential benefits of adopting culture change.

Medication Management Tools Work

CAST has updated its Medication Management portfolio with an expanded product and vendor matrix and 4 additional case studies for 2015. These free tools are designed to help long-term and post-acute care provider organizations identify and select the medication management technology solutions that best fit their needs.