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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Transforming Nursing Homes: Advice for Lawmakers

I recently had the opportunity to brief Wisconsin lawmakers about some of the issues I believe they should be addressing as they prepare for a 28% increase in their state’s over-85 population.

Chapters: Public Health for an Aging Society

Robyn Stone has written a chapter about long-term care in a new book entitled, "Public Health for an Aging Society." In her latest blog, Stone encourages LeadingAge members to adopt public health strategies that advance the health and well being of entire communities.

MacArthur Grant: Reinforcing LeadingAge Imperatives

A $698,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will help the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research assess whether affordable housing settings can serve as effective platforms for meeting the health and long-term care needs of low-income older residents. The groundbreaking research project will also reinforce 3 of the LeadingAge Leadership Imperatives.

Singapore Journal: How Partnerships Promote Global Solutions

Robyn reflects on her recent trip to Singapore and how global partnerships are forging global strategies for creating age-friendly communities.

How Housing With Services Can Complement the CMS Triple Aim

Aging Services of California is working hard to demonstrate how affordable senior housing settings can complement the three-part aim promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): better care, better outcomes and lower costs.

Be Part of Workforce Solutions

Robyn examines the disturbing workforce statistics included in a report from PHI.

Celebrating and Challenging the Senate Aging Committee

Robyn helped the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging celebrate its 50th birthday on Dec. 14, 2011.