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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.

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.

June 26: Nominate a Nurse Leader for the 10th Annual McHugh Award

LeadingAge members don’t have much time to nominate a nurse leader for the 10th Annual Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports Nursing. Deadline is June 26, 2015. This year, you can apply online!

Why Hospice Workers Fare Better Than Other Home Health Workers

Hospice workers fare better than other categories of home health workers and are less likely to leave their jobs, according to a new paper in the Home Health Care Services Quarterly. Robyn Stone and Natasha Bryant of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research were among the paper's authors.

LeadingAge Researchers Consult on Equality Index for LGBT Older Adults

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is consulting on a project to create a Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older Americans.