The post originally appeared on the Gerontology Institute blog.
Marc Cohen, co-director of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, has been named co-chair of a study panel organized by the National Academy of Social Insurance to help states design new programs to address challenges facing many of their citizens.
The study panel is part of a new academy project called “Designing State-based Social Insurance Programs for Paid Leave, Affordable Child Care and Long-Term Services and Supports.”
The academy noted some states are in the process of developing social insurance programs to meet those needs. The study panel was organized to inform those debates by researching options for funding and administering such programs. Continue reading.