Denise Boudreau-Scott shares the Bright Side of the Staffing Crisis with i Advance Senior Care. Read the full article by clicking here.
“The staffing crisis. Sounds scary, doesn’t it? The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates our country will need an additional 1.3 million nursing, home health and personal care aides in the next ten years, a fact that makes me want to crawl under my desk and curl up in the fetal position. That daunting number is in addition to the shortage of talent already plaguing aging services. Combine these numbers with the shrinking number of caregivers, primarily women aged 25-50, who most often provide the care and support in our field and we have what can only be described as a true crisis on our hands.”