Is There a New Role for Government in Caregiving?

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Caring for old people is now the same conversation we might have had 20 years ago about working women needing to care for children. And we haven't been there are quite a few in line companies that are seeing that they need to have some flexibility in order to retain their workers, but that's a really important piece because we don't want people to lose their jobs and their futures just to take care of somebody else.

We also need to look at the way we pay for healthcare because right now we pay for the medical services and not always for some of the other social services that people may need. We need to look at the mix between public and private care, we need to look at the cost of these services, $90, 000 a year for nursing home is more than most people have saved for their entire retirement.