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. What Have We Done for You Lately? – January 2018

    January was a busy month at LeadingAge, as we solidified plans for the New Year, helped members navigate a government shutdown, represented your interests on important advisory groups, and released a host of resources to help you do your work. Follow the links below to learn more.

  2. What Have We Done for You Lately? – December 2017

    LeadingAge is proud of the work it does every day to serve our members. Here are some highlights of our work for you during December 2017, when we advocated to save important federal tax provisions, proposed a new vision for integrated service delivery, released a new cybersecurity resource, and much more. Please follow the links below to learn more.

  3. LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston: 2017 Annual Report

    It’s been a busy research year for LeadingAge. We established the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, made progress on groundbreaking studies designed to test housing plus services models, and documented the impressive benefits associated with culture change in nursing homes. We invite you to review these and other accomplishments, and to learn more about our work.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.