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In today’s episode of The Policy Paycheck, host Serena Allen discusses the challenges, policies,and economic principles surrounding aging with PhD candidate Gerson Galdamez.

What do you need to do to prepare for retirement? How will your parents be cared for by the state? How much of our taxes is used to care for the elderly?

Gerson Galdamez is a doctoral student at the Davis School of Gerontology.

Some of things we talked about ...

NPR Morning Edition

Morning Edition piece, "Program Offers TLC To Older Adults And Their Homes So They Can Stay Put."
The article and aired piece detail a program designed to help people age in place.
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Brief from The SCAN Foundation

Integrated Care: What Choices Exist for Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal?
Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal have many choices to get the health coverage they need, but choices vary by county. This brief outlines available choices across the state and describes the My Care, My Choice web resource.
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Produced by Serena Allen & Aubrey Hicks. Sound editing by the Brothers Hedden.

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