Robyn's Read

Robyn I. Stone, a noted researcher and leading international authority on aging and long-term care policy, joined LeadingAge as the senior vice president of Research. Dr. Stone periodically shares her perspectives on the center’s research work and on policy issues affecting older adults. 


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What Older People Want

Ask older people what will help them remain healthy and independent, and they're unlikely to tell you they need a better primary care physician, writes Robyn Stone. Stone's got a pretty good idea what they will tell you.

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  1. Lester Holt Knows What Consumers Want

    At LeadingAge, we’ve known for a long time that consumers prefer home care to care in a hospital or nursing home. Now NBC News Anchor Lester Holt knows it too.

  2. 3 Partnership Lessons from a Cross-Country Trek

    On a recent cross-country trek, Robyn Stone discovered that finding and working with a range of new partners can actually be a lot of fun.

  3. What 7-Eleven Can Teach Us about Aging in Community

    Government agencies and nonprofit organizations are key players in helping city-dwelling elders age in community. But they can’t do it alone, writes Robyn Stone. That’s where 7-Eleven comes in.

  4. Who are Your Most Promising Leaders? My Money’s on LPNs

    It’s high time we recognized that C-Suite executives aren’t the only leaders in the field of long-term services and supports, writes Robyn Stone.

  5. Lights! Camera! Action!

    After 2 years of intensive planning, the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston has taken its place on the national research stage.