The Public Policy and Alternative Solutions track focuses on new and innovative alternatives to today’s long term care (LTC) insurance products in order to better address the LTC risks and costs facing the American public. We explore the latest trends and insights in policy, medical research and protocols, emerging technologies and caregiving trends to identify and foster new ways to pay for and deliver LTC and ways to reduce the costs of care and potentially mitigate the need for LTC in the first place.  The track brings to light new research and ideas from outside the traditional LTC insurance environment including alliances between the public and private sectors seeking solutions for the LTC challenges facing society. Our aim is to identify and explore new ways to lessen the costs borne by federal and state governments and families paying out-of-pocket by expanding the potential for new models of both private and public funding to address the growing LTC cost and care delivery crisis.