Businessman, lawyer, and inventor, Robert Kasirer has focused most of his career in areas affecting long-term health care and the study and research of aging. The Beverly Hills, California, resident invented a system for managing intermediate and skilled health care facilities over computer networks. Mr. Kasirer gained experience in part through his work at Golden State Health Centers, Inc., in Sherman Oaks, California. Robert Kasirer was involved in the management of the health care facilities and ancillary services, providing long-term skilled nursing, rehabilitation services, psychiatric care, and assisted living for individuals needing skilled care and for disabled populations. The network of care centers also offered a secure residential treatment center for patients with forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.Educated in New York, Robert Kasirer earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from New York University in 1970. He completed a Juris Doctor in Queens at St. John’s University School of Law in 1973 and spent part of his career serving in an Of Counsel position with Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Phillips, a law firm in the Los Angeles area. During his time at the law firm, Robert Kasirer consulted with the financing of real estate and developments, focused on health care properties, retirement communities, and other senior housing units.Robert Kasirer joined the External Advisory Board of the Institute on Aging at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He served on the board for several years, sharing his concerns for improvement of quality of life for older adults with others who had a common interest. He continues his support of aging research through his active membership as Director of the Board of The Jacob Rose Family Foundation.