Robyn I. Stone, a noted researcher and leading international authority on aging and long-term care policy, joined LeadingAge to establish and oversee the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research. Dr. Stone periodically shares her perspectives on the center’s research work and on policy issues affecting older adults.
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There’s a rural workforce crisis brewing in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS). Robyn Stone saw that crisis up close during a recent trip to Midwest for the LeadingAge Nebraska fall conference. And she thinks it's serious.
We know some important things about the direct care workforce that provides long-term services and supports to millions of older Americans. But it’s what we don’t know that could hurt us, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
Providers of aging services must help the nation recognize the value of workers who deliver direct care to our growing population of older Americans. Like the original organizers of Labor Day, our best chance of success will come from our own bold action.
The U.S. has much more experience with immigration than other countries in the world. So, when the topic of foreign-born direct care workers comes up at international conferences, Robyn Stone's global colleagues seek her advice. Here's what she tells them.
Older people seem to be everywhere in Cuba because they are welcomed everywhere.