Lauren Rachel St. Pierre is the Innovation Director at the National Alliance for Caregiving where she manages a comprehensive strategy to support innovative initiatives for unpaid caregivers across the aging, healthcare, disability, and long-term care sectors. Her work engages public and private sector partners in cross-collaboration to advance NAC’s research, advocacy and special project goals.

Lauren Rachel has been partnering with caregivers and older adults around issues of aging, care transitions and long-term care for the last decade. Her experience includes direct care work in multiple settings as a home care provider and care manager. In her last role, Lauren Rachel developed online learning tools for interdisciplinary healthcare teams and connected aging tech companies with new audiences.

She is a graduate of the Boston College School of Social Work where she completed a two-year fellowship through the John A. Hartford Partnership Program in Aging Education. Lauren Rachel lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her partner and their two adopted cats, Finn and Poppy.