A primary objective of this blog is to communicate views on the U.S. economy and federal/state spending in the public interest. Tallgrass Economics is particularly focused on the economics pertaining to the elders of the United States. On this page you will find links to interviews with noted scholars, public officials, and others with an expertise in elderly issues.

Charlene Harrington, PhD is professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Harrington is a noted scholar and author in the field of long-term care. In this interview with Kent Comfort, she shares her thoughts about nursing homes and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State of Long-Term Care in America: Video interview with Professor Charlene Harrington, UCSF

Tallgrass Economics talks with Congressman Alan Grayson. Congressman Grayson shares his history and concerns for the plight of senior citizen care in America. He also comments on his intention to challenge Senator Mark Rubio’s seat in the 2022 election cycle. You will learn that Congressman Grayson is an important voice for aging Americans.