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. 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 ...

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.