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. Needed: Better Tools to Evaluate Consumer Engagement Strategies

    Health care organizations devote significant time, money and other resources to consumer engagement initiates. But we lack reliable tools to gauge whether those initiatives are working.

  2. What Have We Done for You Lately? – April 2018

    During April 2018, LeadingAge launched a new series of town hall conversations with members around the country, positioned members to become hometown advocates, asked hard questions about how to pay for services, raised concerns about federal funding proposals, and developed timely resources addressing weapons policies, fair housing, workforce, ageism, and technology.

  3. 4 Influencers in Aging on the Future of Aging in America

    Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research at LeadingAge, and Richard Browdie, president and chief executive officer at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, a LeadingAge member in Cleveland, OH, were recognized in 2017 as Influencers in Aging by Next Avenue. Here’s an article by Next Avenue about their recent presentation at the American Society on Aging conference.

  4. LTSS Center Co-Director Honored for Financing Work

    The Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference Association recently presented Marc Cohen with its first Special Recognition Award.

  5. Taking Steps Toward Financing Housing Plus Services

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston has developed a broad set of potential financing mechanisms for housing plus services options. A group of stakeholders recently spent 2 days vetting the options.