After 2 years of intensive planning, the LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston has taken its place on the national research stage.
Outraged and Confused about Elder Abuse
CFAR Executive Director Robyn Stone can’t think of one person who thinks elder abuse is acceptable. So why, she asks, does elder abuse still persist today?
Looking for a Partner? Call the Health Department
It's time for housing providers and health departments to start talking about how they can work together to address the needs of vulnerable older adults, writes Robyn Stone.
Why Mouth Care is a Workforce Issue
I’m guessing that you probably brush your teeth twice a day, if not more. So you’ll probably be surprised – perhaps even horrified – to learn that
Can the Rural Workforce Crisis Be Solved?
There’s a rural workforce crisis brewing in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS). I saw that crisis up close during a recent trip to Midwest for the LeadingAge Nebraska fall conference. And, believe me, it’s serious. The crisis isn’t just affecting nursing homes. It’s creeping into the home ...
What We Don’t Know About Direct Care Workers Could Hurt Us
We know some important things about the direct care workforce that provides long-term services and supports (LTSS) to millions of older Americans. But it’s what we don’t know that could hurt us, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. What We Know We know, for example, that ...