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October 11, 2017
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Robyn Stone Named “Influencer in Aging” by Next Avenue

By Geralyn Maga, Gerontology Institute

picture of Robyn StoneRobyn Stone, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, has been named an Influencer in Aging by Next Avenue. The Influencers in Aging list recognizes 50 advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and experts “at the forefront of changing how we age and think about aging.”

“Stone brings decades of research experience and senior-level policy expertise to LeadingAge’s mission to inspire, serve and advocate for older Americans,” reads the Next Avenue description of Stone’s accomplishments. “She has leveraged her expertise into advocacy for better long-term care policy, with a particular emphasis on lower income older adults.”

Candidates for the Influencers in Aging designation are nominated by Next Avenue readers, editors, and contributors, as well as past Influencers in Aging.

“We searched for a diverse and broad list of people whose work to improve the lives of older adults in the areas of health, money, work, living and caregiving was especially impressive over the past year,” writes Shayla Stern, director of editorial content for Next Avenue. Read more.

This post originally appeared in the Gerontology Institute blog.

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