StephanieFirestone

Stephanie K. Firestone

Stephanie K. Firestone is a senior strategic policy advisor with AARP International. As an urban planner, Stephanie leads efforts to make the physical environment a tool for disease prevention and the promotion of wellness.
A hand drops a coin into a house-shaped piggy bank with stacks of coins to the sides.
It's time for a national vision for housing, with policies that make housing more affordable and account for both historic disparities and changing population needs.
Black woman and man walk in neighborhood
Professionals in housing and the built environment must step up post-COVID-19, to redesign and create housing and communities that enable residents and achieve equity.
Across the globe, many communities—both local and virtual—are innovating out of necessity to support older adults and immunocompromised people as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lessons from Japan Blog- S Firestone
Japan is currently the fastest-aging society on earth. Here's how one community responded to housing needs when 40 percent of its residents are 65 years of age or older.
Search AARP Blogs