LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

The LTSS Center @UMass Boston brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to a wide variety of research areas. The center has earned a national reputation for its ability to translate research findings into real-world policies and practices that improve the lives of older Americans and their caregivers.

The LTSS Center was created to bridge the worlds of research, of policy, and of practice in order to better serve older adults and those who provide services. 

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  1. LeadingAge and UMass Boston Establish New LTSS Research Center

    The new LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston is the first in the country to combine the expertise of applied and academic researchers with the unique perspectives of providers and consumers of long-term services and supports (LTSS).

  2. Answering Your Questions about the New LeadingAge LTSS Center

    On May 23, 2017, LeadingAge announced that it is joining with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to create a new research center called the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. What will this change mean for LeadingAge members?

  3. LTSS Center Will Study Financing Options for Housing Plus Services

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly CFAR) will spend the next year exploring potential financing mechanisms for programs that integrate housing and health care.

  4. Medicaid Incentives Spread Person-Centered Care to Unlikely Adopters

    Findings from a LeadingAge study suggest that a Medicaid pay-for-performance program in Kansas has succeeded in changing the profile of nursing homes adopting person-centered care.

  5. National Academies Report Explores Housing Plus Services

    Three programs share their strategies for using housing as a platform for delivering services and supports to older adults.