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. Person-Centered Care Increases Satisfaction Among Nursing Home Residents

    Findings from a recent study by the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research) were published this summer in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA).

  2. LeadingAge is Helping HUD and Japan Explore Aging in Place

    The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston (formerly the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research) and other research organizations in the U.S. and Japan are developing case studies describing innovative programs that explore promising approaches to financing housing for older adults, identifying connections between health and housing, and creating healthy and accessible communities.

  3. Bahaa Barsoum to Receive 2017 McHugh Award

    The winner of the 2017 McHugh Award is Bahaa Barsoum, RN, director of nursing at A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab, a LeadingAge member in Atlanta, GA. Barsoum directs more than 120 nursing staff members who provide health care and nursing services to residents at A.G. Rhodes of Atlanta.

  4. New Report: A Portrait of LeadingAge Members

    LeadingAge learned a great deal during 2016 when it used 5 different surveys to collect information about its members. A new report summarizes major findings from the surveys.

  5. 6 Ways to Address the LTSS Workforce Crisis

    Workforce challenges in the field of aging services will get far worse over the next 20 years unless policy makers, providers, and other stakeholders work together aggressively on solutions, writes Robyn Stone in Public Policy and Aging Report.