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IOM Appoints Robyn Stone to Board on Health Sciences Policy

Dr. Robyn Stone has been invited to serve as a member of the Board on Health Sciences Policy at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Stone was elected as a member of the IOM in Oct. 2014. Her appointment to the Board on Health Sciences Policy begins immediately and runs through Dec. 31, 2017.

Explore Research on Dementia, Workforce, Wellness and Housing

The International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) has created a Global Ageing Research Clearinghouse to promote the adoption and testing of different models and interventions in aging services organizations. The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is helping IAHSA continually expand the evidence-based resources available through the clearinghouse.

Does Person-Centered Care Improve Outcomes for Residents with Depression and Dementia?

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is partnering with the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home to assess whether older adults with depression and/or dementia experience better outcomes when they live in nursing homes that implement person-centered care and follow a “household model.”

How Housing Providers Can Help Implement Health Reform

Residents of affordable senior housing are “an ideal demographic for implementing population-based health reforms,” writes Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR), in a recent issue of The Dual Agenda.

Former LeadingAge Staffer Wins Praise for Home Health Worker Training Program

A multifaceted training program for home health workers, which is directed by a former LeadingAge staff member, could serve as a model for states seeking to meet demands for long-term care from a growing older population with increasingly complex health needs. That’s the conclusion of a new case study about the SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership in Seattle, WA.