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

Labor Day: Celebrating Workers by Helping Them Succeed

New competency development guides from LeadingAge celebrate workers by giving them the tools they need to succeed.

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

Why has Robyn Stone spent the past few months trying to convince LeadingAge members to start thinking more like their for-profit competitors?

6 Things to Consider When Rehabbing an Affordable Senior Housing Property

Dr. Robyn Stone learned a lot -- and felt a good measure of hope for the future -- after evaluating entries in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2015 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. Taken together, the proposals offer an incredibly useful recipe for building the next generation of affordable senior housing properties.

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.

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

A laundry list of challenges will face leaders in the field of long-term services and supports (LTSS) over the next decade. How can we ensure that we'll have leaders with the skills to meet these challenges? Robyn Stone has a few ideas. They all require a personal commitment from you.