Center for Applied Research News and Events
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This year’s recipients of grants from the LeadingAge Innovations Fund will develop programs that improve care for older adults with dementia or help address mental health needs in affordable senior housing settings. The Center for Applied Research managed the grant application process.
Interdisciplinary teams can help the home care field play a more significant role in the nation’s health care system, according to participants in a recent workshop sponsored by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). But Dr. Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, warned workshop participants that the success of new home care models would depend largely on the direct care workforce.
Elizabeth Tracy, RN, has played a critical role in bringing culture change to the Health Center at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach, FL. The 2014 winner of the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing offers some tips for making and sustaining systems change.
Each year, a committee convened by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research reviews nominations for the annual Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing. And each year, committee members wish they could present more than one McHugh Award at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting. Meet the 8 finalists for this year's award.
Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, addressed LeadingAge members during a General Session at this year’s Annual Meeting in Nashville. Here is a transcript of her talk.