New ideas to address long-term care
Broadcast: Midday, 08/18/2009, 11:00 a.m.
Two experts who have researched health care and long-term care for the elderly and disabled join Midday to discuss what's available and who pays for it.
- Howard Gleckman: Senior research associate for the Urban Institute. For 20 years, a reporter on health, taxes and budgets at Business Week. Author of "Caring for Our Parents."
- Kathryn Roberts: President and CEO of Ecumen and member of the board of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. Chair of the MN Veterans Health Care Advisory Council. Former VP of the Minneapolis Foundation.
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- Help for long term care?
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- Medicare will start paying for telemedicine
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- Howard Gleckman's "Caring for Our Parents" Web site and blog
- Ecumen Web site
- Citizens League Web site