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. Medicaid Incentives Spread Person-Centered Care to Unlikely Adopters

    Findings from a LeadingAge study suggest that a Medicaid pay-for-performance program in Kansas has succeeded in changing the profile of nursing homes adopting person-centered care.

  2. National Academies Report Explores Housing Plus Services

    Three programs share their strategies for using housing as a platform for delivering services and supports to older adults.

  3. LeadingAge and UMass Boston Establish New LTSS Research Center

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017 Contact: Amanda Marr, amarr@leadingage.org, 202-508-1219 Steve Syre, steven.syre@umb.edu, 617-287-7308 Washington, DC -- LeadingAge is joining with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to create ...

  4. Recognizing Best Practices in Dementia Care

    The Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards recognizes dementia care programs that enhance creative expression, serve multicultural communities, and advance policy and advocacy.

  5. 4 Ways to Strengthen Your Aging Services Workforce

    Four LeadingAge members share their strategies for recruiting and retaining nurses and nursing assistants.