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Experts on Aging

If you are seeking information on any facet of aging, chances are there is an expert at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging with knowledge in the topic. Listings include a brief biography and specific areas of expertise.

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To contact an expert, please contact the Institutional Advancement office at 216.373.1686 or e-mail

Areas of Expertise:

Accessing Community Services
Adult Day Services
Adult Protective Services

Barriers to Serving LGBT Elders

Caregiver Stress (Menne)
Caregiver Stress (Whitlatch)

Death, Dying & Bereavement
Decision-making Involvement of Cognitively Impaired Individuals
Decision-making Involvement of Individuals with Dementia
Direct Care Workers

Early-Stage Dementia Interventions
Elder Abuse

Family Caregiving (Whitlatch)
Family Caregiving (Bass)


Hoarding Behaviors in the Elderly
Health Care Organization
Home and Community Based Services

Improving the Long-Term Care Workforce
Integrated Care
Integrative Medicine and Holistic Health

Long-Term Care Management
Long-Term Care Services

Management of Care Organizations
Medicare Part D
Medical Sociology
Mental Health Care Management

Neglect & Exploitation

Partial Hospitalization Services
Personality Disorders
Probate and Guardianship Processes
Program Evaluation (Bass)
Program Evaluation (Menne)
Public Policy

Quality of Care and Quality of Life in Residential Care Facilities

Satisfaction with Long-Term Care
Service Utilization
Social Support