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GSA honors Miller with prestigious Maxwell A. Pollack Award

The Gerontology Society of America has honored Edward Alan Miller, PhD, with its prestigious Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Contributions to Healthy Aging. The award, funded by The New York Community Trust, recognizes an individual who has distinguished themselves by… Continue Reading →

After COVID-19, will states continue to invest in Medicaid home and community-based services?

When COVID-19 infiltrated nursing homes and exacerbated long-term care workforce shortages, the federal government responded. In 2021, President Biden signed into law a one-year increase of the Medicaid matching rate for home and community-based services (HCBS) as part of the… Continue Reading →

Journal of Aging & Social Policy continues to earn high impact scores

The Journal of Aging & Social Policy, published six times annually and based at UMass Boston since its inception in 1989, continues to see a high impact factor—which measures the average number of citations for articles and reviews published in… Continue Reading →

Meet a researcher: Edward Alan Miller

These days, Edward Alan Miller, PhD, wears multiple hats. The gerontology professor at UMass Boston was named department chair in 2021 after serving many years as graduate program director. He guides the continuing growth of the Journal of Aging &… Continue Reading →

Miller to run Boston Marathon to support a cause both personal and professional

APRIL 2023 UPDATE: Miller completes Boston, looks to Chicago and NYC marathons to continue Alzheimer’s fundraising Gerontology Department Chair Edward Miller completed the Boston Marathon on April 17 and now plans to run the Chicago and New York City marathons… Continue Reading →

Doctoral student wins two travel awards to annual gerontology meeting

Janelle Fassi, a second-year gerontology student at UMass Boston, has won two competitive travel awards from the Gerontological Society of America to attend its fall 2022 national meeting. Fassi is one of 10 students chosen by the GSA and its… Continue Reading →

Journal of Aging & Social Policy sees steep jump in impact ranking

The global research publisher Taylor & Francis reports that the impact factor for the Journal of Aging & Social Policy, published six times annually and based at UMass Boston since its inception in 1989, rose to a notable 7.1 in… Continue Reading →

LTSS report helps win more state funding for Pennsylvania’s nursing homes

In July 2022, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the state’s legislature reached an agreement to boost staffing levels at nursing home facilities. The state will distribute nearly $300 million to nursing homes, representing a roughly 20 percent increase in Medicaid… Continue Reading →

Book examines insights, lessons learned from COVID-19

Policymakers, researchers, and practitioners will gain insights from a new collection of original research and perspectives on the ramifications of COVID-19 for the older adult population. The COVID-19 Pandemic and Older Adults: Experiences, Impacts, and Innovations (Taylor & Francis Publishing,… Continue Reading →

Professor Edward Miller Recognized with the 2021 GPD Award for Outstanding Student Mentorship

Editors note: This story was originally produced by the McCormack Graduate School and appeared on the UMass Boston News web pages. The study of aging and the practice of mentorship have many things in common – perhaps none more pronounced… Continue Reading →

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