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The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to a wide variety of research areas. The center has earned a national reputation for its ability to translate research findings into real-world policies and practices that improve the lives of older Americans and their caregivers.

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What Computer Geeks Taught Me About the Future of Aging

Robyn Stone explains how college students participating in last year’s LeadingAge HackFest eased her fears about the future of aging services. The key to our future success, writes Stone, will be our ability to welcome nontraditional partners to our work. This blog originally appeared in The Huffington Post.

Center for Applied Research Welcomes 2 New Staff Members

Linda Hermer and Taryn Patterson recently joined the staff of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research.

Elizabeth Tracy Receives 2014 McHugh Award

Elizabeth Tracy, RN, is the winner of the 2014 McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing. Tracy is a unit manager for the 177-bed Health Center at John Knox Village, a LeadingAge member in Pompano Beach, FL.

Session Will Explore Palliative Care Training Program

Participants in the 2014 LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO will have 7 opportunities to explore various ways to strengthen the workforce that we rely on to provide long-term services and supports to older adults. One session explores a palliative care training program that the Center for Applied Research is currently helping to evaluate.

7 Annual Meeting Sessions Focus on Housing Plus Services

Participants in the 2014 LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO will have 7 opportunities to explore various facets of Housing Plus Services models.