Our Latest Research

  • Medicaid Experiments: An Overview of Potential Waivers in Ohio

    Loren Anthes takes a look at the different waivers pursued or considered by Ohio and the policy implications of the various proposals. The research looks into the policy underpinnings of these efforts both in Ohio and federally, as well as some of the legal and policy questions which might arise from their enactment.

  • Adult Protective Services: Providing Context in an Aging State

    The Adult Protective Services program is administered by the local County Job and Family Services. Counties are mandated to investigate reported abuse in one to three days, contingent on the severity of an allegation. Elder abuse takes a variety of forms. Often, abuse, neglect, or exploitation is inflicted by someone close to the victim, such as a family member or caregiver. This makes it more difficult for an individual to come forward with a complaint.

  • Growing Numbers of Cuyahoga County Seniors Seeking Hunger Relief; Underscoring Importance of Reauthorizing SNAP

    SNAP is critically important for reducing senior hunger and improving senior health. In Cuyahoga County, SNAP plays an increasingly large role in addressing the problem of senior hunger. The Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services recently released data showing Cuyahoga County residents age 60 and older have increased their usage of the SNAP program by 20% over the past 5 years; growing two times faster than the share of the 60+ population in the county.