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CAST Expands Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Technology Toolkit

Washington -- The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) updated its Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring toolkit adding 6 new products to the online selection tool and product matrix, a new case study, and a new interactive guide to help providers understand, plan for, and select such technologies.

Senior Adults and Students Come Together to Create a Memorable Exhibit - Seniors & Their Stories

Detroit, Mich — Residents of Trinity Senior Living Community (TSLC) and The Institute of Music & Dance (IMD), through the Kresge Onstage! Program, developed and conducted the Seniors & Their Stories workshop and exhibit. This multifaceted project brought together senior adults living in the McGivney Bethune Apartments on the campus of Marygrove College, Marygrove College undergraduates in, Associate Professor, Susan Panek’s, Arts and Civic Engagement course and renowned Detroit photographer, Barbara Barefield, who worked with photography students from Renaissance High School. 

Celebrate Dementia-Care Excellence at 2016 Great Minds Gala

On March 14, 2016, LeadingAge and Integrace together will honor the incredible achievements of individuals and organizations that care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias every day at the 3rd annual Great Minds Gala at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

New Research Provides Fresh Perspectives on Long-Term Care Financing

LeadingAge released a new report today, Perspectives on the Challenges of Financing Long-Term Care Financing, based on recent research that the organization funded along with AARP and the The SCAN Foundation.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Dr. Sandy Halperin to be Honored at 2016 Great Minds Gala

Sanjay Gupta, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent and advocate Sandy Halperin will both be honored with the 2016 Proxmire Award, which recognizes national figures who have demonstrated leadership and positively impacted public awareness around Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, at the third annual Great Minds Gala presented by LeadingAge and Integrace on March 14, 2016, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.