Misunderstanding How Centenarians View End of Life

Laura Voegeli - Friday, December 14, 2018

Misunderstanding How Centenarians View End of Life By Steven Syre Centenarians’ end-of-life sentiments and plans are often misunderstood by those closest to them, according to a new study from the LTSS Center. Very old adults often count on family members and others close to them for read more...

A Nursing Home Shrinks Until It Feels Like a Home

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, December 06, 2018

A Nursing Home Shrinks Until It Feels Like a Home By LAURIE TARKAN OCT. 31, 2011 The New York Times Toni Davis spent much of her childhood roaming the corridors of a nursing home in West Orange, N.J., where her mother was the director. Even now she recalls the read more...

Bureau of Sages: Can Older Adults’ Advice Lead to Better-Focused Research?

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Bureau of Sages: Can Older Adults’ Advice Lead to Better-Focused Research? SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 | BY DAVID TOBENKIN Input from an advisory board of older adults—on communication strategies, research goals and priorities—is helping to improve research on ag read more...

When it's Time to Hang Up the Keys

Laura Voegeli - Friday, November 30, 2018

From the Kansas State Troopers Association Newsletter Fall 2018 Kansas troopers advise that if you are concerned about the driving safety of an elderly family member, you can send a letter describing your concerns and requesting assistance to their Driver Review department. I read more...

Guilt and Caregiving

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Guilt and Caregiving Posted by chermor2 Guilt. It seems to be an ever present shadow in this journey of caregiving and grieving. Some people seem to be able to say, “I’ve done all I can do.” And stop and feel okay. Maybe I have a better imagination, or a more develop read more...

Can we build a better nursing home?

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Can we build a better nursing home? By Nancy Szokan (https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/nancy-szokan/) April 27, 2015 The Washington Post “A Better Nursing Home Exists,” (http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/04/a-better read more...

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston: What You Need to Know

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston: What You Need to Know SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 | BY GERALYN MAGAN The leaders of the new LTSS Center explain why its creation will benefit research in aging while making the work of LeadingAge members more visible. In read more...

Aging in A New Age: Innovative Models for Senior Housing

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Aging in A New Age: Innovative Models for Senior Housing Surfing an oncoming grey wave means embracing innovative models to meet market demand By By Stacey Freed | January 8, 2017 Part of a new wave of housing for elders, St. Martin's in the Pines in Birmingham, read more...

The AgingWell Hub: a Collaboration to Benefit Older Adults and Their Caregivers

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, November 01, 2018

The AgingWell Hub: a Collaboration to Benefit Older Adults and Their Caregivers SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 | BY LIDDY MANSON, DIANE TY AND CONSUELO BENITO OLALLA Georgetown University’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative has created an innovative Caregiver Journey Map that identifies pressure po read more...

Scrutinizing Support Systems & Stressors for Informal Caregivers

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, October 27, 2018

Scrutinizing Supports & Stressors for Informal Caregivers By Roscoe Nicholson, Sep 10, 2018 In light of the crucial importance of informal caregivers of older adults and how taxing their work can be, a recent study looked into what factors influence caregivers’ sub read more...


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