Howard Gleckman: We Pretend This Isn’t a Problem

16 Jan 2024 • 54 min • EN
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Our guest on the podcast today is Howard Gleckman. He is the author of a book called Caring for Our Parents and an expert on the topic of aging and caregiving. Howard is also a senior fellow at the Urban Institute where he is affiliated with the Tax Policy Center and the Program on Retirement Policy. He also writes a tax and budget policy blog called TaxVox, which is available at Before joining the Urban Institute, he was a senior correspondent in the Washington Bureau of Businessweek. Background Bio Urban Institute TaxVox blog Caring For Our Parents, by Howard Gleckman Long-Term Care and Cognitive Decline “Is Long-Term Care a Predictable Need, or an Unexpected One?” by Howard Gleckman,, April 15, 2022. “The U.S. Needs to Help Seniors and Their Families Navigate Long-Term Care,” by Howard Gleckman,, Oct. 11, 2022. “The Quiet Struggles With Those Living Alone With Memory Loss,” by Howard Gleckman,, July 18, 2023. “Which States Provide the Best—and Worst—Long-Term Care Services?” by Howard Gleckman,, Oct. 2, 2023. “Why Are Care Delivery Models for People With Dementia Developing so Slowly?” by Howard Gleckman,, June 27, 2023. “FDA Has Approved the Anti-Alzheimer’s Drug, Leqembi. What You Need to Know,” by Howard Gleckman,, July 6, 2023. “Experts Raise Questions About the Safety of Anti-Alzheimer’s Drug Leqembi,” by Howard Gleckman,, April 25, 2023. “Aging in Place Is all the Rage, But It’s Not Easy,” by Howard Gleckman,, March 21, 2022. Cost of Care “Medicaid Will Pay for a Common Alzheimer’s Test But It May Not Be Reliable,” by Howard Gleckman,, Jan. 9, 2024. “Why Medicare Is Right to Negotiate Drug Prices,” by Howard Gleckman,, Aug. 30, 2023. “The Biggest Barrier to New Anti-Alzheimer’s Drugs May Be Cost, Not Medicare Rules,” by Howard Gleckman,, June 14, 2023. “The War Over Whether Medicare Should Pay for new Anti-Alzheimer’s Drugs,” by Howard Gleckman,, May 17, 2023. “The U.S. Predicts Big Increases in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Costs,” by Howard Gleckman,, April 14, 2023. “Should You Enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan?” by Howard Gleckman,, Nov. 1, 2022. Government and Policy “CMS’ New Transparency Rule Can Help ‘Weed Out a Few Bad Actors’ but Won’t Impact Deals Much, Other Factors at Play,” by Shelby Grebbin,, Dec. 6, 2023. “Forbes’ Gleckman: Biden’s PE Ownership Scrutiny Is ‘Two Beats Behind,’” by Amy Stulick,, April 28, 2022. “Who Really Owns Nursing Homes, and How the Feds Are About to Learn More,” by Howard Gleckman,, Nov. 27, 2023. “Should State Long-Term Care Insurance Funds Invest in Stocks?” by Howard Gleckman,, June 22, 2023. Caregivers “Forget National Caregivers Month. Think About What Family Caregivers Need,” by Howard Gleckman,, Nov. 7, 2023. “For the First Time, Traditional Medicare Will Pay to Support Family Caregivers,” by Howard Gleckman,, Aug. 23, 2023. Other Lotsa Helping Hands Five-Star Quality Rating System

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