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Elevate Eldercare

Jan 26, 2022

It’s a new year and we’ve got a new format for “Let Me Say This About That” – instead of highlighting just one Elevate Eldercare podcast, we will discuss all of the podcasts released in the month.

In January four podcasts were released:
-COVID 2022: Hope and Reality with Dr. William Haseltine

Jan 19, 2022

As a longtime advocate for better eldercare options, Susan Reinhard knows that calls for change will always be met with tough resistance from those invested in the status quo. Her advice? Be tougher.

Reinhard, the director of AARP’s Public Policy Institute, joins “Elevate Eldercare” to discuss her work as...

Jan 14, 2022

Laura Tamblyn Watts has a mantra for her work in eldercare reform: Be kind and be useful.

The temperature around long-term care reform debates can often rise into rancor – understandably so, given the abuse and death that too often occurs in the setting, particularly in the wake of COVID. But Tamblyn Watts believes...

Jan 12, 2022

Among the many long-simmering problems that COVID-19 revealed in long-term care, a lack of coordination among providers and leaders may be one of the trickiest to solve – but Rep. Jan Schakowsky believes it’s possible with collaboration and a groundswell of grassroots action.

Schakowsky, who represents Chicago and...

Jan 5, 2022

To kick off yet another uncertain year, “Elevate Eldercare” welcomes back Dr. William Haseltine for a dose of both hard reality and hope for managing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In the first part of the interview, conducted in late October, Dr. Haseltine – a renowned expert on virology and infectious disease...