Laura Rath, MSG Archstone Foundation

TITLE: Senior Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Aging population in California

CONTACT: (562) 590-8655, lrath@archstone.org

PROFILE: Laura Rath is a senior program office at the Archstone Foundation and has been with the foundation since 2005.

Rath’s bio shares:

Laura Rath, MSG is a Senior Program Officer with the Archstone Foundation, a private grantmaking organization, whose mission is to contribute towards the preparation of society in meeting the needs of an aging population.  Her duties at the Foundation include the management of their Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative, the End-of-Life and Palliative Care Initiative, development of an initiative to address depression in late life, and other projects in the Foundation’s responsive grantmaking portfolio.  She has been with the Archstone Foundation since 2005 and holds a Master of Science in Gerontology from the University of Southern California.

She serves on the Care Partners Team and has spoken at elder grantmaking events, including the John A. Hartford Foundation’s FOR GRANTMAKERS: Elder Abuse: How Funders Can Make a Difference. She has also been a presenter and panelist at the American Society on Aging and Grantmakers in Aging. To learn more about her perspective, read an excerpt from her article, Advancing the Field: The Archstone Foundation Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative.