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Center for Applied Research News and Events

Updates on our newest reports and other products.

 

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2 Minutes with Robyn Stone

In a new video, Robyn Stone explains the role of the Center for Applied Research and what the Center’s work means to LeadingAge members and to the future of aging in this country.

LeadingAge Center for Applied Research: 2014 Annual Report

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research translates research findings into real-world policies and practices that improve the lives of older Americans and their caregivers. During 2014, the Center conducted groundbreaking work in its 2 signature research areas: housing plus services and workforce. These and other exciting research initiatives are described in our 2014 Annual Report.

Exploring the Immigrant Home Health Workforce

The majority of immigrant home health workers participating in the 2007 National Home Health Aide Survey were married women of color who were over age 45, had some college education, but earned less per hour than the average U.S. worker. These and other findings appear in a new research brief released in January by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research.

IAHSA and LeadingAge Receive Sodexo Grant to Study HCBS

Sodexo has awarded a $50,000 grant to the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) and LeadingAge to conduct a study on aging services providers that are expanding into home and community-based services (HCBS).

Affordable Senior Housing Plus Services Program Slows Growth in Medicare Costs

The Support and Services at Home program is slowing the growth of annual total Medicare expenditures for program participants, according to early findings from a 3-year evaluation conducted by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research and RTI International.