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Joan Hyde

Title: Researcher


Department: Gerontology Institute


PhD, State University of New York

Additional Information

Hyde is the chief executive officer of a private company providing management and consulting services to seniors housing, assisted living, and assistive technology providers. 

The first executive director of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Association and affiliated with the Gerontology Institute since 1986, Hyde has published widely on dementia care, the physical environment, home adaptation, assisted living, and long term care policy.