For Individuals, Caregivers and Community Organizations

Technical Assistance

Do you feel like you’re jumping through hoops to find the right support resources? We are here to help. If you would like to connect with researchers, strategize on outreach, or simply find the answers to your more pressing questions, call or email us, and we will get back to you.

We host monthly virtual office hours for trainees, researchers, and other key stakeholders to provide a transparent and accessible process for individuals to connect with and ask questions to U-M CDHW investigators. If you would like to participate, please email Andy Brosius.

National Resource Center for Aging with Disability

Under the IDEAL RRTC, we have created a new resource center, the National Resource Center for Aging with Disability. The Mission of the National Resource Center for Aging with Disability is to connect people with information about programs and organizations that can help them live healthier, more enjoyable lives. Visit to learn more

For The Research Community

Developing a Positionality Statement

Scholars working with the U-M CDHW and beyond are encouraged to craft a positionality statement to helps clarify how the scholars are positioned regarding the research and the researched. Scholars may choose to include only whatever is most relevant to the specifics of the research topic.

The U-M CDHW has drafted a guide to help researchers get started.

Our Publications 

See some of the latest publications from some of our IDEAL RRTC faculty on Pubmed and Michigan Experts.

White Papers and NARIC Publications