States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the states, and all other regulators should vigorously enforce all regulations in long-term services and supports (LTSS) facilities and home care w
Federal and state licensing standards should require that nursing facilities and assisted living/residential care settings have well-developed, feasible, and practiced emer
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Policymakers should take steps to foster housing stability during declared emergencies.