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How to Share Campus Space for the Good of Young and Old
Dr. Taryn Patterson, a research associate with the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, thinks LeadingAge members have the potential to bring intergenerational programming to scale nationwide. A new report from Generations United suggests that some members are already working toward that goal.
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.
New Report Explores Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing
"Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing: From Promise to Practice" describes findings from the first phase of a 2-part study that the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United are conducting with support from the Retirement Research Foundation.
New Grant: Creating and Sustaining an Intergenerational Culture in Senior Housing
The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Generations United are working together to foster a broader culture of intergenerational interaction and exchange that, over time, becomes normalized in the housing setting.
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.