Thinking Policy

Financial access gaps persist, and demonstrate how much work remains to ensure that all financial products are fair, equitable, and affordable.
Expanded tax credits mean many lower-income older adults are now eligible for free or low-cost health insurance coverage.
Facilities are beginning to innovate and put in place best practices to drive down the number of COVID-19 cases among residents and staff.
As the pandemic and the caregiving crisis it has prompted continue, more action is needed to protect caregivers from discrimination at work.
Emergency savings accounts are more than just a good idea. They can help protect households against financial hardship today and enable greater retirement security in the future.
The pandemic has changed the way we think of long-term care, and if we lean into the crisis-earned set of lessons learned, we can do more than just tweak the system. We can transform it.
Man helps older man walk with walker
Providing working family caregivers ages 50-plus with appropriate support in the workplace should be a critical part of the nation's economic recovery strategy.
Congress has recently made some important changes aimed at helping people have a smooth transition to Medicare.
While states are offering consumers more choices for long-term services and supports (LTSS), we still have far to go to balance institutional care and home and community-based services (HCBS). Now there is a major opportunity to pick up the pace of that change.
A few thousand dollars of liquid savings – in this case a federal stimulus payment – can make a profound difference in Americans’ financial well-being.
By automating trip scheduling in a system rightsized for the real-life strengths and constraints of rural nonprofits, RideSheet frees up staff time, allowing them to focus on their core mission.
A look at how low-cost scheduling software appropriately tailored to the needs and resource constraints of rural nonprofit transportation providers helps older residents meet their transportation needs.
Now that we are reaching a point where the U.S. has an adequate supply of COVID-19 vaccines, officials must consider how to identify and reach older adults who remain unvaccinated, particularly those who want but have been unable to access a vaccine.