Developing the Workforce for an Aging America
Members of the community gathered for the 14th Annual Friedman Lecture to discuss “Developing the Workforce for an Aging America,” with a keynote by Robyn I. Stone, PhD, executive director of LeadingAge. In addition, the event included a panel of experts presenting local perspectives on workforce issues, the presentation of the Kopolow and Friedman Awards, and a poster session.
About Dr. Stone
Robyn I. Stone, PhD, is the executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research. She is a noted researcher and leading international authority on aging and long-term care policy. Previously she was the executive director and chief operating officer of the International Longevity Center-USA in New York, NY. She also worked for the Federal Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (now known as the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality).
Lenise Cummings-Vaughn, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Gina Hilberry, Cohen Hilberry Architects
Dale Kreienkamp, Lutheran Senior Services
Thomas Meuser, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Gerontology Program
Friedman and Kopolow Awards
These annual awards, presented each year at the Friedman Lecture, recognize individuals for offering outstanding care and services for older adults. 2014 awardees included Erik Musiek, Jennifer K. Phillips and Myrtis Spencer.