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CARE Documentary

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The Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness is proud to support CARE, a 65-minute documentary about the increasing importance of caregiving in our aging society; the passionate caregivers who often earn poverty wages; and the families who struggle to afford the care they desperately need. We hope you will join the CARE team in

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Health Care as Essential Infrastructure

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By Anne Montgomery In the aftermath of Congress’ rejection of the “American Health Care Act” (H.R. 1628), it has become clear that the largest health care program in the country—Medicaid—is poorly understood and dramatically undervalued. The House of Representative’s budget-driven proposal to remove one out of every four dollars from this bedrock federal-state partnership program

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Finding the Center of Gravity for a Growing Movement

By Anne Montgomery and Josie Kalipeni, Caring Across Generations On November 14, 2016, six days after the election, Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness and Caring Across Generations (CAG) hosted a national forum: America CARES. As participants, we talked broadly about what voters signaled they wanted; what implications the election may have

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America CARES: An Emerging Consensus-Based Approach to Moving a Family-Focused Caregiving Agenda Forward

By CECAI and Caring Across Generations Staff Caring for others has become the defining issue of our time, and grows increasingly salient in political campaigns with each passing day. This emerged as the defining theme of a November 14th forum, “America CARES,” which was headlined by Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness

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