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Dean David Cash announces retirement of Institute Director Len Fishman

I write to announce that Len Fishman, after serving seven years as director of the Gerontology Institute at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, will be retiring on August 31. A nationally recognized leader in health care… Continue Reading →

Listening to Consumers and Advocates Who Helped Shape a Health Plan

 By Erin McGaffigan In 2013, Massachusetts developed the One Care Implementation Council so consumers could have an active role in a new health care program serving people with disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.  I recently had… Continue Reading →

LTSS Center Co-Director Marc Cohen Presents at Symposium Honoring Joshua Wiener

Marc Cohen went back a long way with Josh Wiener. For decades, they debated the substance and detail of one of the most pressing social and economic challenges of our times – how to pay for the long-term services and… Continue Reading →

UMass Boston Gerontology PhD Student Molly Evans Joins LTSS Center’s Washington Office

When LeadingAge and the University of Massachusetts Boston established the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston last spring, researchers in Washington eagerly anticipated one partnership benefit: incorporating UMass Boston graduate students into their applied research projects. That anticipation ended in November,… Continue Reading →

Bureau of Sages Project Brings Elder Voices to Research Development

Amy Eisenstein had a powerful idea. She wanted to see what would happen if researchers made a point of reaching out to nursing home residents and stay-at-home older adults, people who were typically not consulted during projects. Eisenstein, director of… Continue Reading →

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