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The Migrant Direct Care Workforce: An International Perspective

Recruiting foreign-born or migrant workers could be one solution to the projected shortage of direct care workers needed to provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), according to a new article by Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research.

Innovations Fund: How In-Home Memory Support Can Ease Family Stress

Montefiore, a LeadingAge member in Cleveland, OH, used a 2015 LeadingAge Innovations Fund grant to develop a new program designed to ease the stress that families experience as they care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s dementia or other dementias.

What Do Researchers Want to Learn about the Home-Based Care Workplace?

Key experts in home and community-based services (HCBS) gathered in Washington, DC in early May to discuss how home-based care work is organized, and to brainstorm about possible topics for a research project exploring workplace issues in this sector.

Check Your Inbox for the LeadingAge Key Contacts Survey

LeadingAge has embarked on a landmark, 2-phase initiative to survey its members during 2016. The first phase of the survey began earlier this month when a Key Contacts Survey was emailed to executive directors, chief executive officers, and other leaders of LeadingAge organizations.

Robyn Stone Will Receive M. Powell Lawton Quality of Life Award

Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, will receive the 2016 M. Powell Lawton Quality of Life Award from the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) in November.