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Sheryl Zimmerman and Colleagues Receive Outstanding Research Paper Award
Program researchers Sheryl Zimmerman, Lauren Cohen, David Reed, and Philip Sloane were awarded the 2013 Prudential Real Estate Investors Award for their manuscript Families Matter in Long-term Care: Results of a Group-Randomized Trial published in the 2013 issue of Seniors Housing and Care.

New Recommendations Released for Public Reporting in Residential Care / Assisted Living
New recommendations have been issued by key stakeholders regarding the future of public reporting for assisted living and similar non-nursing home residential care.

Mouth Care Without a Battle© Training Program and DVD
Mouth Care Without a Battle© is an evidence-based approach to person-centered daily mouth care for persons with cognitive and physical impairment.

Assisted Living Comparison Experts Website
Assisted Living Comparison Experts provides information on all licensed adult and family care settings in North Carolina in a user-friendly format.  This free website is based on years of research, and is designed to help consumers make the most informed choice when selecting a community.

A Manual for Community-Based Participatory Research: Using Research to Improve Practice and Inform Policy in Assisted Living-Based Participatory Research
In partnership with the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), researchers in the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care are announcing publication of a first-of-its-kind manual to improving practices and informing policies in assisted living communities through the use of a collaborative method of research – community-based participatory research (CBPR).

Program on All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
Recommendations for the architectural design of PACE day centers 

The Therapeutic Environment Screening Survey
A validated, frequently-utilized measure of the suitability and quality of institutional environments for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.