LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston conducts research designed to help our nation address the challenges and seize the opportunities associated with a growing older population.

LeadingAge and the University of Massachusetts Boston established the joint center in 2017. The center, with offices in Washington, DC and Boston, is the first of its kind to blend the resources of a major research university with the expertise and experience of applied researchers working with providers in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS).

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  1. A Better Future for Older Americans — If We Speak Up

    Next Avenue invited its 2017 Influencers in Aging to blog about the one thing they would like to change about aging in America. Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research at LeadingAge, and one of this year's Influencers in Aging, wrote this post for Next Avenue.

  2. Help Researchers Document the Health Benefits of Life Plan Communities

    Dec. 15 is the deadline to volunteer for a study that aims to quantify the health benefits of life plan communities.

  3. Robyn Stone: Looking Back on a 40-Year Research Career

    Robyn Stone reflected on her 40-year career after being awarded the 2016 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging by the Gerontological Society of America.

  4. Should Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Nursing Home Quality be Reported Publicly?

    New research led by an assistant professor of gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston may support calls favoring public reporting, at the individual nursing-home level, of quality measures based on race and ethnicity.

  5. How Person-Centered Care Affects Resident Satisfaction

    A new article in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association shares findings from LeadingAge research on person-centered care in Kansas nursing homes.