Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm EST
Joe Caldwell, Director Long-Term Services - National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Leslie Fried, Senior Director - Center for Benefits Access - National Council on Aging (NCOA)
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Older adults and individuals with disabilities share desires to live independently in the community and age with dignity and respect. However, our current system of long-term services and supports (LTSS) forces individuals to impoverish themselves, places enormous burdens on unpaid family caregivers, and is based towards nursing homes and institutional services.
This epsiode is the first of a two-part conversation with the National Council on Aging.
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