Sages in Every Setting

The voice of older adults receiving Long Term Supportive Services is represented by the following advisory groups:

Bureau of Sages at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Skokie, IL is made up of nursing home residents.  Researchers can join in person or online.

Virtual Senior Center (VSC) Bureau is comprised of Stay-at-Home older adults in Chicago and New York City who meet in an online format.  Contact Hailee Gibbons via email: hgibbo2@uic.edu

Northwestern Mesulam Center Bureau is located in Chicago and is comprised of older adults who have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Contact Darby Morhardt via email: d-morhardt@northwestern.edu

In Development:

  • Vancrest Research Advisory Group is comprised of nursing home and assisted living residents at Vancrest Health Care Center in the rural community of Van Wert, Ohio. Contact Scott White, Administrator or Janna Wireman, Activities Director at 419.238.4646 or by email:  jwireman@vancrest.com
  • JHEP Bureau of Sages is made up of nursing home residents who live in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania in Scranton. Contact information will be available soon.
  • A Massachusetts Bureau of Sages is under development. For more information, please contact Erin McGaffigan, Research & Policy Fellow at LeadingAge LTSS Center@UMass Boston and owner of Collective Insight, LLC via email: erin@collectinsight.com