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Time to look for solutions to funding aging services in new places

We have a problem with funding and the service delivery models in aging services. Both are broken, and both need to be addressed in any real solution is to be implemented. If the service delivery system continues without fundamental change, then costs will continue to escalate unabated. All of the money ultimately comes from the same source, us.

It’s time for the obvious: Raise the retirement age

The impending Social Security crunch is not news to anyone. President Bush tried to address the issue right after his re-election, but without success. Unfortunately, it was—and still is—not considered an immediate crisis, just a nearly insurmountable one.

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