LeadingAge members don’t have much time to nominate a nurse leader for the 10th Annual Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports Nursing. Deadline is June 26, 2015. This year, you can apply online!
Many women inhabit the world of “long-term care,” the system that provides services and supports to help individuals live with functional decline. The welfare of these women deserves particular attention during our nation’s trifecta of May celebrations: Mother’s Day, Older Americans Month, and National Women's Heath Week.
Hospice workers fare better than other categories of home health workers and are less likely to leave their jobs, according to a new paper in the Home Health Care Services Quarterly. Robyn Stone and Natasha Bryant of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research were among the paper's authors.
The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research is consulting on a project to create a Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older Americans.
Aging in place could save the nation billions of dollars. But what will it take to give that option to every older adult who wants it? Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, and Jacquie Carson, executive director of Sanborn Place, a LeadingAge member in Reading, MA, helped answer that question in a recent issue of The Atlantic magazine.