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
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Policymakers should take steps to foster housing stability during declared emergencies.
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Federal and state licensing standards should require that nursing facilities and assisted living/residential care settings have well-developed, feasible, and practiced emer
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.