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Maxwell Policy Research Symposium

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The Maxwell Policy Research Symposium will address the issues of long term care insurance and services in the US. Many argue that our current long term care system is inadequate, inefficient, and unfair. The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act, included in the health reform legislation that was signed into law earlier this year, represents a possible step toward a more comprehensive and uniform system.Leading scholars from the United States and Europe will assess the prospects for moving toward more comprehensive coverage of long term care services in the US. Madonna HarringtonMeyer and Douglas Wolf (SU) and Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts--Amherst) are co hosting the event. Papers presented at the Symposium will be compiled in an edited volume for later publication.This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, and a reservation is required. Contact RoseannPresutti, Center for Policy Research, 315-443-3114, and discussants include:HowardGleckman, Urban InstituteHarriet Komisar, Georgetown UniversityMadonna HarringtonMeyer, Syracuse UniversityCarol Levine, United Hospital FundEnidKassner,AARPRobyn Stone, American Association of Homes and Services for the AgingCandaceHowes, Connecticut CollegeLee Goldberg, Service Employees International UnionLenBurman, Syracuse UniversityMarc Cohen,LifePlans Inc.Tom Dennison, Syracuse UniversityRobert Hudson, Boston University To receive future announcements, including notices of publication of Symposium papers, contact Martha Bonney

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