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Howard Gleckman: We Pretend This Isn’t a Problem

JANUARY 16TH, 2024 | 54:16 | E250


An expert on aging discusses the status of long-term care in the U.S., including the toll on caregivers, innovations in Alzheimer’s treatment, and the financial ramifications for older adults.


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.


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