The recently released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report “Families Caring for an Aging America” highlights important policy recommendations for caregiving in the U.S. This free webinar reviews key innovations that are occurring across employers, state governments and healthcare systems. Lynn Feinberg, senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute, summarizes the features, barriers, and next steps in the context of a new administration.

Learning objectives

  • Describe current innovative practices in caregiving policy
  • Discuss challenges to supporting caregivers across programs
  • Recommend strategies for disseminating policy initiatives

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Katherine Ornstein, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Institute for Translational Epidemiology - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Katherine Ornstein Ph.D., M.P.H. is on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mount Sinai ... Read Bio



Burt Rea, M.B.A.

Managing Director - Deloitte Consulting

Burt is a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting's Human Capital practice. Read Bio


Carol Zernial, M.A.

Executive Director - WellMed Charitable Foundation

Carol Zernial holds a master's degree in social gerontology and has been involved in the field of aging for ov... Read Bio


Michelle Bentzien-Purrington

Vice President - MLTSS and MMP, Molina Healthcare, Inc.

Michelle Bentzien-Purrington is the vice president of Managed Long Term Services and Supports and MMP for Moli... Read Bio

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Bea Rector, M.P.A.

Director - Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Bea Rector is the Director of the Home and Community Services (HCS) Division within the Aging and Long-Term Su... Read Bio


Gail Gibson Hunt

President and Chief Executive Officer - National Alliance for Caregiving

Gail Hunt is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Caregiving, a non-profit coali... Read Bio



Lynn Feinberg, M.S.W.

Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, Independent Living/Long-Term Care - AARP Public Policy Institute

Lynn Friss Feinberg is Senior Strategic Policy Advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute, and is responsible... Read Bio

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