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LeadingAge Center for Applied Research Awarded Contract to Analyze National Home Health Aide Survey

LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, in partnership with Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSS), will be conducting analyses using the 2007 National Home Health Aide survey to provide technical assistance and policy analysis to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). This project is funded by ASPE and the Center is a subcontractor to SSS.

Laura Lavin Wins 2011 McHugh Award for Nurse Leadership

Laura Lavin, RN, is the recipient of the 2011 McHugh Award for Nurse Leadership. For the past 17 years, Laura Lavin has been a nurse at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville, CT.

Center for Applied Research Releases Exercise Program Implementation Guide for CCRCs

As part of a research project for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Center for Applied Research tested an exercise program and created an implementation guide for CCRCs who want to use it.

Making Public Housing Long-Term Care Housing

The August issue of the online American Medical Directors Association publication features an article- Making Public Housing LTC Housing- by Dr. Robyn Stone, executive director of LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, on the need for publicly assisted, service-enriched senior housing and its potential for helping older adults to age in the community.