The Sage Resource Project

The Leonard Schanfield Research Institute at CJE SeniorLife was awarded a Eugene Washington engagement award (EATR #18926 – PI: Lessem) from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute to accelerate the adoption of the The Sage Resources and the Sage Model of older adult engagement.

The goal of this engagement award is to accelerate expansion and amplification the voice of older adults in aging PCOR/CER research. To achieve this goal,the CJE team has partnered with the Roybal Centers and Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) to use their existing infrastructures as a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of The Sage Resources and promotion of The Sage Model of research advisory boards.

Project activities include surveying researchers, creating a series of webinars on how to use The Sage Resources and The Sage Model to enhance engagement practices, and hosting two in-depth collaborative workshops with specially selected RCMAR and Roybal centers.


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A Process Evaluation of Developing Older Adult Research Advisory Boards in Long Term Care Settings

Thank you for joining us for "Evaluating Research Advisory Board Processes and Outcomes". If you missed the live webinar, you can watch it here:

Our fourth and final webinar in The Sage Resource Project covers process evaluation for Sage Model boards including an overview of available resources as well as assessing sustainability. Featuring Jane Straker of the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio and Erin McGaffigan of the Leading Age LTSS Center @ Umass Boston. 

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