Panelists discuss how the health care delivery model changes as patients age.
It's the greatest nation in the history of mankind—but serious issues are threatening to slowly bring this superpower to its knees. What can be done to fix America before it's too late?
This series focuses on the major issues facing our country through intelligent and educated discussion. Based on a foundation of facts our panel of experts and thought leaders discuss solutions. On a number of these episodes RLTV partners with GW University and their Face the Facts initiative.
Fix America's - Face the Facts USA is a project of the Center for Innovative Media at The George Washington University that presents myth-busting facts as a starting point for better understanding of America's seemingly intractable problems. Working with a number of digital media, university and outreach partners, Face the Facts USA aims to re-engage Americans in the political process, using the facts behind the major challenges facing our country – not opinion or partisan rants – as the basis for civil conversation, consensus building and consideration of potential alternatives and solutions.
Led by veteran journalist Frank Sesno, Face the Facts USA provides citizens with clear, direct, non-biased information about important domestic and international issues to enable them to become better informed and participate more fully in America's civic life and political issues.
Health care providers are facing unprecedented challenges as boomers begin to swamp an already stressed system. The very way we think about health care needs to shift especially in light of increased medical advances and longer life expectancies.
What fixes are on the horizon? Is a national health care plan the best hope for the future, or is that doomed to failure? Join host Frank Sesno and a panel of experts for a solution-based discussion about the future of our country’s health care options.
Panelists include: David Himmelstein, MD CUNY professor and founder of Physician’s for National Health Program; Yanira Cruz, MPH National Hispanic Council on Aging; Sara Rosenbaum, George Washington University; James Kirkland, MD Mayo Clinic’s Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging; John Erickson, Founder Erickson Living; Gregg Bloche, MD, JD Georgetown Law; Chad Boult, MD, MPH, MBA, Director Healthcare Systems Improvement Program Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI); Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, President-elect of the AMA; and David Reuben, MD, UCLA Medical Center
Are Americans well served by today's retirement funding options? Should the 401K be reformed or replaced? The very concepts of retirement are all changing in light of the current economic climate. Many boomers and seniors are already being forced to change their decisions on working, spending, investments and lifestyle. Others have been forced to return to work and delay retirement altogether.
The special offers viewers a comprehensive look at how the fallout from the market crash is changing the way Americans plan for retirement. Panelists discuss possible solutions for those who can no longer rely on traditional fixed benefit pensions, and examines the best way to move forward as the economy forces changes to government policy, employers’ plan-design decisions, worker and individual decisions on participation, contributions, asset allocation and distributions.
Panelists include: Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor for Investment News and former Senior Editor for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance; Nevin Adams, Co-Director of Center for Research on Retirement Income at the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI); Chris Farrell, Economics Editor of Marketplace Money; Brian C. Tate, Vice President, The Financial Services Roundtable; Karen Friedman, Executive Vice President & Policy Director, The Pension Rights Center; and Kerry Hannon, Forbes Magazine Contributing Editor, and AARP Jobs Expert.
The United States has fallen to “average” in international education rankings released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The issues lies not only with our primary and secondary schools but also with our Colleges and Universities. The cost of a university education is skyrocketing beyond the reach of lower and middle class Americans. What can be done to reverse that trend?
Join Host Aaron Brown and a panel of experts for a solution based discussion about the future of our country’s schools and universities. How can we fix these weak links in our educational system?
The so-called fiscal cliff is real, and here it comes. The Bush-era tax cuts are set to expire December 31. Unless a compromise is reached, about $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts kick in. What happens next? What about the facts on Social Security, Medicare, taxes and defense spending? How long do the American people have to wait for meaningful action? Join host Frank Sesno and panelists Jane Harman, Mara Liasson, Nia Malika Henderson, The Honorable Mark Kennedy and Mark Zandi for an in-depth discussion about the future of our economy and how close are we to falling off the fiscal cliff.
Every year in America millions of seniors suffer from hunger and food insecurity. Worries about where their next meal is coming from and, whether or not they can afford it, are far too commonplace. Now, "Ending Senior Hunger" takes you inside the problem. How manyAmericans are impacted? Who are they? Where do they live? Why did they end up in this condition? And, why are people suffering this sort of indignity in the land of plenty?
The show looks at the problems and the solutions. Who is helping? What more needs to be done? How much can non-profits really do? Is there a role for corporations? And, what about government? "Ending Senior Hunger" takes an in-depth look at a major social problem right here in America. What can we do to fix it and how do we do it?
With less than thirty days to go until what may be the most hotly contested election in years, Frank Sesno hosts a panel discussion on the hottest topic of the election: The economic state of America. Brought to you by RLTV and George Washington University, Deficit Reduction Commission Co-Chair Alan Simpson and budget expert Jared Bernstein will straight talk about debt, deficit and the dangers of hyper-partisan politics. In the process, they hope to debunk and clarify the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the major problems affecting this country's economy.