A resident at a LeadingAge member community was blessed by the Pope during his visit to New York City earlier this week. Stephanie, who has spina bifida, was overjoyed by this unexpected attention from the Holy See.
Carol Benner will serve as interim executive director of the Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative (AELTCC), a collection of stakeholders and nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality standards in nursing homes and other providers of aging services, while it conducts a search to replace Doug Pace, who stepped down from the position on August 14, 2015, to join the Alzheimer’s Association.
Dr. Robyn Stone, senior vice president for research at LeadingAge and executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, has accepted an invitation by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to serve as a member on its Board on Health Sciences Policy, which oversees a number of activities focused on encouraging and sustaining biomedical and clinical research programs designed to improve public health.
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.
The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has updated its electronic health record (EHR) portfolio with enhanced selection tools as well as 6 new case studies for 2015.