Stacey Gordon

Dr. Stacey Gordon, DSW, MSW is the Program Director of Next Phase Adult Caregiving and Retirement for the Work Life office, where she focuses on three related areas: caregiving, aging, and retirement. In this role, Stacey provides personalized consultations to faculty and administrators on adult caregiving and retirement and develops University-wide programming such as the Caregiving Conversations Series, Envisioning Retirement, The Wrinkle Salons, Let’s Talk Menopause and The Death Cafe. Stacey provides thought leadership on adult caregiving, aging and retirement and all of her programs are infused with an anti-ageist approach to elevate the conversation on reframing aging and addressing structural ageism. 

In addition, Stacey directs the new NYU Society of Retired Faculty, a campus group providing retired faculty with opportunities to maintain their connection to NYU through social, intellectual, and cultural programming. 

Prior to joining the Work Life team, Stacey was a social entrepreneur and founded several organizations including ElderOptions Care Management in New York and Chicago. In 2012, she founded the first large-scale geriatric care management organization in Israel, called B’Lev Shalem. Stacey also founded The Wrinkle Project, an initiative to dismantle negative self and societal stereotypes. 

Stacey served as an Adjunct Lecturer at the Crown Family School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Chicago School Service Administration and is currently an adjunct assistant professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work.

Stacey completed her Doctorate in Social Welfare at the NYU Silver School of Social Work, received her Master's Degree in Social Work at The University of Michigan, and her Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Maryland.