Howard Gleckman, Contributor

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Name: Howard Gleckman, Contributor
Date registered: October 27, 2016
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/

Latest posts

  1. Too Many Older Adults Are Falling, Endangering Themselves And Costing Billions — June 5, 2019
  2. Washington State’s Public Long-Term Care Program Is On The Verge Of Becoming Law — April 18, 2019
  3. Drugs Are Keeping Seniors Healthy, And Hurting Them — April 8, 2019
  4. Is Washington State About To Okay Public Long-Term Care Insurance? — March 1, 2019
  5. Seniors’ Health Costs May Be Moderating But The Need For Long-Term Care May Be Growing — February 13, 2019

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Too Many Older Adults Are Falling, Endangering Themselves And Costing Billions

Too many seniors are falling. The medical system is starting to pay attention but it needs to do more.

Washington State’s Public Long-Term Care Program Is On The Verge Of Becoming Law

Washington State is on the verge of passing the nation’s first universal public long-term care insurance program. How would it work?

Drugs Are Keeping Seniors Healthy, And Hurting Them

We are living in the age of prescription drugs. They can turn once-fatal diseases into manageable, chronic conditions. But especially for older adults, many of whom take five or more medications each day, they can cause illness or even death.

Is Washington State About To Okay Public Long-Term Care Insurance?

Washington State is debating the nation’s first public long-term care insurance program. It could be a game-changer.

Seniors’ Health Costs May Be Moderating But The Need For Long-Term Care May Be Growing

A new study shows the growth in seniors’ health costs may be slowing as heart health improves. But long-term care costs may continue to rise.

Would Trump’s New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

The Trump Administration would end drug rebates for Medicare Part D. It would help some beneficiaries with very high drug costs but also raise premiums. Would it help you?

The Anti-Alzheimer’s BOLD Act Isn’t. But It Could Be A Step In The Right Direction.

Congress passed the BOLD Act to create a public health response to dementia. It is a small step forward for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their families, but it also raises questions.

There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do?

The long-expected shortage of personal care workers is here. What will we do about it?

Medicare May Be Spending Far Less On End-Of-Life Patients Than We Think

We’ve been hearing for years that one-quarter of Medicare spending comes in the last year of life. But what if it isn’t true?

What A Medicare Advantage Personal Care Benefit Looks Like

Medicare Advantage plans start offering new personal support benefits. A first look at Anthem’s program.

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