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July 2023 Chanee D. Fabius, Safiyyah M. Okoye, Mingche M. J. Wu, Andrew D. Jopson, Linda C. Chyr, Julia Burgdorf, Jeromie Ballreich, Danny Scerpella, Jennifer L. Wolff,
A framework and analyses describing the variable relationships between LTSS-relevant environmental factors and person-reported care experiences. More
April 2023 Robin A. Richardson, Katherine Keyes, Cynthia Chen, Guan Yun Kenwin Maung, John Rowe, Esteban Calvo,
Context: Countries have adopted various formal and informal approaches to support older adults, which are broadly reflected in different policies,… More
April 2023 Pamela Herd,
In principle, older adults have access to a wealth of health-promoting upstream, midstream, and downstream policy supports, which improve economic security, increase access to a
wide array of long-term care services, and ensure access to basic medical care. Although considerable attention has been focused on threats to the old-age welfare state, ranging from long-term financing problems to attempts to roll back benefits, administrative barriers to these programs already threaten their effectiveness. More
April 2023 Dalton Conley,
Since before Ponce de Leon’s quest for the fountain of youth that led him to discover what is now Florida and Cervantes’ Don Quixote’s likeminded search, humans have sought a way to slow or even reverse the aging process. Now, however, we have preliminary evidence that there are indeed methods of slowing down senescence. More
May 2022 Katherine E. M. Miller, Sally C. Stearns, Courtney Harold Van Houtven, Donna Gilleskie, George M. Holmes, Erin E. Kent, Alessa Erawan,
Context: In the United States in 2020, approximately 26 million individuals provided unpaid care to a family member or friend. On average, 60% of… More
February 2021 Walter D. Dawson, Nathan A. Boucher, Robyn I. Stone, Courtney Harold Van Houtven,
Context: The heavy toll of COVID‐19 brings the failings of the long‐term services and supports (LTSS) system in the United States into sharp… More
December 2019 Laurie Jinkins,
In 2019, Washington became the first state to pass legislation creating a public long-term care insurance program. In doing so, we are leading the way… More
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