States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
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
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 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
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Options for alternative dispute resolution should be available. These include mediation and arbitration.
Policymakers and the private sector should ensure that consumers and employees have the right to seek redress through the courts for injury or losses.
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health cri