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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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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.

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  1. Labor Day: Celebrating Workers by Helping Them Succeed

    We all succeed when we all succeed.This adage from Labor Secretary Tom Perez found a fitting place this summer on the Labor Day 2015 website hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor. It belongs there. Ensuring the success of the people who work for us really should be a central focus of every Labor Day celebration. After all, we’re ...

  2. Balancing the Not-for-Profit Difference with For-Profit Smarts

    We spend a good deal of time at LeadingAge talking about the not-for-profit difference -- that sense of mission, compassion and social accountability that is so deeply ingrained in our member organizations and sets them apart from their for-profit colleagues.I believe strongly in the not-for-profit difference. It’s what brought ...

  3. 6 Things to Consider When Rehabbing an Affordable Senior Housing Property

    What do you do with a 45-year-old high-rise building that houses 300 low-income older adults but is falling apart at the seams? If you are the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), you ask creative young people to come up with innovative plans to revitalize the building and improve the lives of the people living ...

  4. Preserving the Health of the Women Who Care for Mom

    Many women inhabit the world of “long-term care,” the system that provides services and supports to help individuals live with functional decline. The welfare of these women deserves particular attention during our nation’s trifecta of May celebrations: Mother’s Day, Older Americans Month, and National Women's Heath Week.National ...

  5. 3 Ways You Can Help Develop the Next Generation of LTSS Leaders

    A laundry list of challenges -- and a seemingly endless litany of expectations -- will face leaders in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS) over the next decade.On the one hand, we’ll expect those leaders to manage a care delivery system for more older people who face more complicated health, functional, financial ...