Category: Aging and Gerontology

BU School of Social Work’s Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research Receives Grant Renewal to Confront ‘Single Largest Unaddressed Public Health Threat in the 21st Century’

Boston University’s School of Social Work (BUSSW) Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research (CADER) Will Use Grant Funds to Train Providers Across Massachusetts Who Work with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Following significant positive results from their first training of healthcare workers across Massachusetts that concluded in June 2018, BUSSW’s CADER has received […]

CADER Joins Leading Eldercare Alliance to Prevent Workforce Crisis in Aging America

BUSSW’s Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER), known for bringing online training and certificate programs to over 20,000 eldercare professionals since 2002, will join the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, created in response to a report by The Institute of Medicine predicting an impending workforce crisis spurred by America’s aging population, which will nearly […]

New Grant for BUSSW’s CADER Expands State-of-the-Art Behavioral Health Training for Professionals Who Work with Older Adults

Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) expands training and evaluation initiatives across the country with the help of a new grant. The one-year, $115,000 grant from The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) focuses on workforce training for senior center staff in Florida and Illinois, enabling CADER […]