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
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
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
Oklahoma APS Self-Neglect Practice Enhancement and Improved NAMRS Compliance Project Administration for Community Living 2019 2021

Farida Ejaz
Residential Care Transition Module National Institute on Aging (subcontract from University of Minnesota) 2016 2021

Carol Whitlatch
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
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