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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Explore Our Work

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  1. Looking at the Real Lives of Home Care Workers

    A new research study led by the SEIU 775 Benefits Group will shed light on the “authentic experience” of home care workers by visiting, listening to, and observing one worker at a time. LeadingAge and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are partners in the study.

  2. How Wellness Coaching is Advancing Health Equity in Colorado

    Eaton Senior Communities has embraced wellness coaching as a “fundamental part of what we do,” says Chief Operating Officer Diana Delgado. The coaching model helped 2 team members at the Lakewood, CO, community earn the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity.

  3. 4-Year Evaluation Shows SASH Continues to Slow Medicare Growth

    Growth in annual Medicare expenditures was slower for older adults who participated in Support and Services at Home (SASH) panels that launched prior to April 2012 than for non-participants, according ...

  4. Putting Older Adults at the Center of Applied Research

    During a new, 2-year project, the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston will help bring the voices of older adults to the process of developing applied research studies.

  5. Marc Cohen Will Co-Chair LTSS Study Panel

    Marc Cohen, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, will lead a group of 14 experts focusing on LTSS financing.