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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

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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.

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Caring for Our Parents Blog

Why Don’t More Doctors Provide Medicare Transitional Care?

We’ve known for years that good transitional care programs—services aimed at helping patients make the move from a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF) back home, or even from a hospital to a SNF, can improve the health of older [...]

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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.

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