Howard Gleckman, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute, has become a top authority on issues of long-term care, caregiving and tax policy in his many years as a journalist. Some of that work was informed by his experience caring for his father and father-in-law, which helped spur him to write Caring for Our Parents: Inspiring Stories of Families Seeking New Solutions to America’s Most Urgent Health Care Crisis. He currently writes a regular Caring for Our Parents blog on Forbes. Gleckman previously spent two decades as senior correspondent in the Washington bureau of Business Week, covering health, elder care and tax issues.
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Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.