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. Molly Evans Joins LTSS Center’s Washington Office

    Molly Evans is pursuing her PhD in gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She’s also working as a part-time researcher in the Washington office of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.

  2. Study Tracks Gap Between Nursing Home Satisfaction Ratings and Quality Data

    Resident satisfaction and quality are not the same things in nursing homes, according to new research from a fellow with the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.

  3. LTSS Financing Roadmap Calls for Mix of Public and Private Insurance

    A new report proposes a “policy roadmap” for financing long-term services and supports. The report was co-authored by Marc Cohen, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.

  4. How U.S. Immigration Policy Could Affect the LTSS Workforce

    How will immigration policy affect the LTSS workforce? Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research at LeadingAge, and Mary DiGangi, human resources director at the Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care, shared their thoughts with The New York Times.

  5. What Have We Done for You Lately? – January 2018

    January was a busy month at LeadingAge, as we solidified plans for the New Year, helped members navigate a government shutdown, represented your interests on important advisory groups, and released a host of resources to help you do your work. Follow the links below to learn more.