Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
New England GRECC
The New England GRECC has been serving older Veterans since 1975. The GRECC has two sites: The Bedford Division and the Boston Division.
Research Focus Areas
Technology and Telehealth
Function and Frailty
Education and Evaluation
NE-GRECC’s educational initiatives include:
Conferences in Geriatric Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through the VA “Geriatric Scholars” program
Mobile and tele-education to rural New England staff through “GRECC Connect”
Monthly webinars on Ethical Issues in Aging, and on Becoming an Educator
Educational partnerships with Harvard Medical School and Boston University affiliates
Our educational initiatives target staff and trainees at all levels and across disciplines. We aim to keep innovation and evaluation at the center of our educational programs.
NE-GRECC’s clinical demonstration projects include:
Coordinated Transitions of Care (C-TraC) Program
Coordinated Care and Case Management Program (CCCM) Program
The Geri-Renal Clinic
The Geriatric Cardiology Clinic
Dementia Caregiver Web Application (GRECC App)
Tele-Health in the Home Dementia Care
The Dementia Home Safety Toolkit (HST)
Our clinical component focuses on development, evaluation, and dissemination of care innovations.