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.


Researchers please save the date for our upcoming stakeholder engagement training webinars!

  • March 11, 2021, 3pm—4-Evaluating Research Advisory Board Process and Outcomes

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Thank you for joining us for "Supporting Engagement Capacities of Older Adults and Researchers". If you missed the live webinar, you can watch it here:

This video is the third webinar in the four-part webinar series from The Sage Resource Project. With featured guests Amy Eisenstein, PhD, Program Officer of the RRF Foundation on Aging, and Hailee Yoshizaki Gibbons, Post Doctoral Fellow in Biomedical Humanities at Hiram College, this webinar focuses on how to support the engagement capacities of older adults and researchers using The Sage Model.

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You can download the slides here.

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