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Caregiving in Colorado: 2020 & Beyond

Proactive and intentional public policy that recognizes the value and worth of caregiving for older adults will be necessary to create a stronger, healthier, and more secure future for families throughout the state.

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Federal Funds Are Important: Why Colorado Needs Support Now More Than Ever

No state can prepare for an extraordinary event such as this, and that is where the federal government needs to step forward and support states, including Colorado.

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Colorado Recovery Hub

The Bell's Recovery Hub is a central location for credible information, ideas, analysis, and resources relevant to the immediate and future responses Colorado can undertake to respond to our changing environment.

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Actionable Aging Policy Agenda

Colorado must act now to create the age-friendly policies our state needs. These recommendations offer a meaningful, community-informed path forward.

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Progressive Income Tax: How It Works

As conversations about taxing upper-income individuals heat up across the country, many people are surprised to learn a progressive income tax system isn’t even an option in Colorado.

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Respite Coverage & Private Insurance

This brief explores innovative solutions that can increase access to respite and help foster a healthier, more supportive, and robust Colorado.

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Universal Portable Benefits State Scan

Colorado has already taken some action to develop its own unique universal portable benefits system, but we can, and must, do more. Learning from other states can help.

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Career Ladders for Long-Term Care Workers

Long-term care workers are often underpaid, under trained, and lacking important benefits and career advancement opportunities.

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: A Stronger Direct Service Workforce

There’s increasing acknowledgement we must do more to support our direct care workers. We explore several promising ways to do this.

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Colorado’s Emerging Postsecondary & Workforce Ecosystem

The first phase of the Bell's Future of Work & Learning Project is a landscape assessment, outlining major stakeholders and legislation that has shaped the ecosystem.