The Future Of Elder Care
This episode originally aired on May 20, 2021.
Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities account for one-third of all COVID deaths in the U.S. to date. That’s causing families, health care advocates and lawmakers to rethink care options going forward.
Experts say there must be a reimagining of the entire system, from changing how institutions are funded and designed to expanding at-home and community-based options.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we consider the future of elder care.
- Joseph Gaugler, director, Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation at the University of Minnesota
- Ursel McElroy, director, Ohio Department of Aging
- Shawn Bloom, CEO, National PACE Association
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