UWM alum revolutionized aging communities nationwide

A consultant on aging, advocacy and public policy, Stephanie Stein (B.A. English `68) is considered by many to be the leader of Milwaukee’s and Wisconsin’s aging community. Recognized nationally as a leader on aging issues, she built the Milwaukee County Department on Aging into an award-winning organization, and was also the main designer of Family Care, a long-term care program that is now emulated from coast to coast.

Stein was also instrumental in the creation of Senior Care, has mentored aging professionals throughout the country, and has helped to create senior friendly communities. Her accomplishments have become part of our everyday lives.

Stein received the distinguished alumni achievement award at the 2017 UWM Alumni Association Awards.