Meet Elizabeth, an 80-year-old widow with multiple chronic health conditions for years. Previously, she relied solely on her daughter Angela for unpaid assistance with personal care and household tasks. Angela lives close by and cares for Elizabeth before or after going to her job at a local supermarket and on her days off. Unfortunately, Elizabeth’s needs for assistance became … [Read more...] about Self-directed Care: the Benefits of Cash and Counseling
Beatrice Fabiani works in the IDB's Social Protection and Health Division as an Associate Professional Officer. She has four years of experience in research, socioeconomic analysis, and project management. Beatrice worked in Italy at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the G20 team; Prior to this, she was a consultant for two years in England on international development. Regarding her education, she is pursuing a doctorate in Public Management and Governance at Tor Vergata University in Rome.