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. 

Explore Our Work

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  1. What Have We Done for You Lately?

    LeadingAge is proud of the work it does every day to serve our members. Here are some highlights of our work for you during August 2017.

  2. How to Create Dementia-Friendly Communities

    An important first step in supporting dementia-friendly communities is to assess and promote existing support services, while simultaneously raising awareness about gaps in services, according to a new research report.

  3. 6 Chances to Explore Evidence-Based Strategies in New Orleans

    Several groundbreaking studies will be presented and discussed by researchers at the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research) during this year's LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO.

  4. Person-Centered Care Increases Satisfaction Among Nursing Home Residents

    Findings from a recent study by the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research) were published this summer in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA).

  5. LeadingAge is Helping HUD and Japan Explore Aging in Place

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research) and other research organizations in the U.S. and Japan are developing case studies describing innovative programs that explore promising approaches to financing housing for older adults, identifying connections between health and housing, and creating healthy and accessible communities.