The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. And read the latest blogs from our thought leaders, including Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
August 15, 2019
The Health of Aging Populations
May 9, 2022
Sep 23, 2020
Oct 9, 2019
Back to Articles and Updates
An estimated 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older family member. A new Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) infographic and fact sheet describe the vital role of family caregivers in the U.S. health care workforce and economy, and outline how states can enact policies to increase support for family caregivers.
The resources are products of CHCS’s Helping States Support Families Caring for an Aging America initiative, which is supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Milbank Memorial Fund, the May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. As part of this initiative, CHCS is working with six states committed to developing policies or programs to support family caregivers and address the challenges of an aging population.
View the fact sheet.
View the infographic.
For an overview of innovative policies and programs to support caregivers in five states, Washington, Hawaii, Maine, Minnesota, and Tennessee, read the Milbank report, In Support of Family Caregivers: A Snapshot of Five States.
Get the Latest from the Milbank Memorial Fund
An endowed operating foundation that engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication, with an emphasis on state health policy.