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About Howard Gleckman

I am author of “Caring for Our Parents” and a senior fellow at the Urban Institute, where I am affiliated with the Tax Policy Center and the Retirement Policy Program. I write regular columns on both aging and tax policy for Forbes.com, and am a frequent speaker on both topics


About Caring for Our Parents

A close-up, personal look at our nation’s dysfunctional system of delivering and paying for this assistance. I tell this powerful story through the eyes of real families, as well as policy experts and health professionals.


Caring for Our Parents Blog

Where Will Our Personal Care Aides Come From?

As we age, become frail, and need personal assistance, we will increasingly require paid aides to help us with routine daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, or cooking. Demand for those aides will increase by 50 percent over just the [...]


Howard’s TaxVox Blog

Making sense of America’s tax system: Tax Vox explains how it affects you, your family, and American business, and what it means for our economy.