Robyn's Read

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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Featured Content

Let’s Stop Building “Memory Care Units”

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is expected to double by 2030. But that’s no reason to start building more “memory care units," writes Robyn Stone in a new blog.

Let’s Take Affordable Senior Housing to a Whole New Level

Providers of health care and affordable senior housing can change the lives of low-income older adults and help the nation meet its health reform goals. That may seem like a tall order. But Robyn Stone maintains that if these partners find creative ways to work together, they can take affordable senior housing to a whole new level.

5 Steps to Launching the Right Program for the Right Reason

Is your organization getting ready to launch an innovative new program? Robyn Stone suggests 5 steps to ensure that you’re launching the right program for the right reason. Her advice boils down to one word: evaluation.

210 Reasons to be Hopeful about the Future of Aging Services

At the Annual Meeting in Dallas, Robyn Stone asked 210 board members from LeadingAge member organizations to consider the impact that 4 trends could have on the organizations they serve. Their response to her presentation gave Stone new hope for the future of aging services.

3 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Parents' Care

In this consumer-focused blog, Robyn Stone outlines 3 steps families can take to support the workforce that supports their older relatives. This blog originally appeared on the Huffington Post website.