We've Got to Get Real About Medicare and Medicaid

Yesterday, I joined three of the most creative thinkers in the long-term care policy world to discuss the future of personal care services for the elderly and disabled in an era of shrinking government resources. My fellow panelists at the event, sponsored by The Urban Institute, were Robyn Stone, author of Long-Term Care for the Elderly and senior vice president for research at Leading Age, the trade group that represents many non-profit senior service providers; Josh Weiner director of RTI International’s Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care; and Len Fishman, CEO of Hebrew Senior Life in Boston.