Posts by Natalie O'Donnell Wood

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Colorado’s Budget Faces Immediate Pressure from Changing Demographics

It is crucial we act now in order to be well-positioned for our demographic future.

New Action Plan on Aging Strengthens Economic Opportunity

Colorado should act now to meet critical goals for 2030 that, if reached, will ensure the success of “older Coloradans and their families by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, providing livable communities, and protecting the most vulnerable populations.” 

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Making Sense of Rising Medicaid Costs

Medicaid’s expansion under the ACA is not to blame.

Early Insights: Cliff Effect Pilot Program

According to one parent who earned too much to remain on the pilot, “I couldn’t go backwards. I would have had to take a huge pay cut at work. And that is just ridiculous.”

Informal Caregiving Costs Billions in Colorado & It’s Growing

Approximately 1 out of every 10 Coloradans is informally caring for an individual age 50 or older.