Research Projects

The Center for Research and Education conducts state-of-the-art Research Projects to enhance the lives of older adults, their families and the service providers who care for them.  

Our specialty areas of research are: 

  • Active Aging 
  • Diversity in Aging 
  • Elder Abuse 
  • Family Caregiving 
  • Long-Term and Residential Care  
  • Program Evaluation and Consumer Satisfaction 
  • Services and Interventions 

Below is a list of our current and completed research projects.  

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Project Name Funded By Start End Contact
Comparative Effectiveness of Health System-Based versus Community-Based Dementia Care Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, National Institute on Aging (Subcontract from University of California Los Angeles) 2018 2023

David Bass

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Reducing Oral Health Disparities of Older Adults: Comparative Effectiveness of Two Treatments Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (subcontract from Case Western Reserve University) 2019 2023

Farida Ejaz

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Dementia-Inclusive Communities: Expansion of BRI Care Consultation™ and Dementia Friends Program in Northwest Ohio Administration for Community Living (subcontract from MemoryLane Care Services) 2019 2021

Branka Primetica

researchandeducation@benrose.org
EPIC: A Group-based Intervention for Early-Stage AD Dyads in Diverse Communities National Institute on Aging (subcontract from Arizona State University) 2016 2021

Carol Whitlatch

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Oklahoma APS Self-Neglect Practice Enhancement and Improved NAMRS Compliance Project Administration for Community Living 2019 2021

Farida Ejaz

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Residential Care Transition Module National Institute on Aging (subcontract from University of Minnesota) 2016 2021

Carol Whitlatch

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Making the Evidence-Based Program “BRI Care Consultation™” Available to Family and Friend Caregivers in Northern California Arthur N. Rupe Foundation 2019 2020

David Bass

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Partnering with Law Enforcement to Support People Living with Dementia Administration for Community Living 2019 2020

Sara Powers

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Addressing Unmet Family Caregiving Needs in Diverse Elder Communities The John A. Hartford Foundation (subcontract from Diverse Elders Coalition) 2018 2019

David Bass

researchandeducation@benrose.org
Evaluation of an Oral Care Lozenge on Quality of Life of Older Adults National Institute on Aging (subcontract from Primal Therapies) 2017 2019

Farida Ejaz

researchandeducation@benrose.org
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