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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.

What Will It Take for Older Adults to Age in Place?

Aging in place could save the nation billions of dollars. But what will it take to give that option to every older adult who wants it? Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, and Jacquie Carson, executive director of Sanborn Place, a LeadingAge member in Reading, MA, helped answer that question in a recent issue of The Atlantic magazine.

Explore Research on Dementia Care: Aug. 31 in Perth

Lessons learned from research on dementia care will be the topic for discussion when the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) convenes an Applied Research Forum on Aug. 31, 2015 from 1-5 p.m., in Perth, Australia.