The Center for Productive Aging at Towson University provides a focal point for aging-related activities and research. Our focus is on research that strengthens community-based organizations, improves the lives of older adults and their families and increases our understanding of population aging and its effects on individuals lives.
Selected research and reports:
Health Affairs Blog; authors: Wagner, D. & Takagi, E
Reporting on the findings of a three year evaluation project
[The Living Well Project is an evidence-based program to help older adults with chronic illness to take control over their health and their health communications with professionals. More than 1,000 Maryland seniors have participated in this program.]
Funded by Montgomery County
Funded by MetLife Mature Market Institute
Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco, CA
Administration on Aging NFCSP Issue Brief, 2002. Neal, M. & Wagner, D.
For information about partnership opportunities and on-going projects, contact Mary Carter at mcarter AT_TOWSON