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NCOA, LTSS Center create Equity in Aging Research Fellowship

Doctoral student Molly Wylie named inaugural fellow for 2022-23. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston have partnered to create an Equity in Aging Research Fellowship. The one-year graduate research position supports both organizations’… Continue Reading →

Meet a researcher: Pamela Nadash

Pam Nadash calls it “pure happenstance” that she landed as a faculty member in the UMass Boston gerontology department. But her career in nonprofits and public policy—combined with a PhD in public health and political science and her predilection for… Continue Reading →

MIT names Cohen a Mel King Community Fellow

The Community Innovators Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology has appointed Marc Cohen, PhD, to its two-year Mel King Community Fellows Program. Cohen is a professor of gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center… Continue Reading →

The impact of allowing nurses to offer basic health services in Massachusetts assisted living residences

A new report from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston and Collective Insight shares the experiences of residents, family caregivers, and nurses in Massachusetts assisted living residences (ALRs) during the pandemic, when an executive order allowed ALR nurses to deliver… Continue Reading →

Video: Marc Cohen Joins Bipartisan Policy Center Panel on Future of LTSS Finance

How should America finance long term services and supports in the future? Marc Cohen, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, participated in a panel discussion on the future of LTSS financing, hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center in… Continue Reading →

UMass Professor Marc Cohen Presents New “Policy Roadmap” for Future of LTSS Finance

What would a better way to finance long-term services and supports for older Americans really look like? Even more importantly: How would it perform? Marc Cohen, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, and two colleagues took up that… Continue Reading →

Questions and Answers About the New LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston

The Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston and LeadingAge have joined forces to create a new research center called the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. Katie Sloan, LeadingAge president and CEO; Len Fishman, director of the Gerontology Institute… Continue Reading →

UMass Boston and LeadingAge Establish New LTSS Research Center

LeadingAge is joining with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to create a new research center called the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. The new center is the first in the country to combine the expertise of… Continue Reading →

How Medicaid Per Capita Caps Will Affect those Needing Long-Term Services and Supports

By Marc A. Cohen, Ph.D., Michael Miller, MA, Leena Sharma, MPP Earlier this week, the Republicans in the House of Representatives put forward their plan – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) — for the repeal and replacement of sections… Continue Reading →

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