Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Disability and Aging

Mark Richards

Research Analyst II
Mark Richards


432G Wishcamper Center

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-4527

Education: University of Southern Maine, BS Vocational Technology, 1991


Areas of Expertise: Research and coordination support of long term care and disability projects, including projects on Alzheimers disease, consumer direction, physical disability, community support systems, transition from nursing homes and technical assistance to providers. Coordination and management of research activities, including the development of research designs and work plans, the development of qualitative and quantitative data collection strategies and plans, site visit protocols, the construction and management of analytic files, the summarization of research literature, and the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.

Research Interests: Long-term care and disability policy related research and evaluation projects.

Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine 2014 Chartbook

Adults with Intellectual Diabilities or ASD Chartbook

Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2014 Edition provides a detailed look at the historical trends and current utilization and cost of institutional and community based services for adults with intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder.

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Dementia in Maine

Dementia in Maine

As the oldest state in the nation, Maine faces the impending impact of Alzheimer’s disease on its social systems, community resources, and its health and long term care systems. This report provides a baseline picture of the current use of services by people with and without dementia in Maine. Learn more in Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings.

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Report on Maine's Older Adults

With the aging of Maine’s population and its status as the oldest state in the nation, the use of long term services continues to be a critical public policy issue in the state and nationally. Learn more in Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition.

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