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CNA workforce at a breaking point

COVID-19 is now responsible for the deaths of more than 100,000 residents and staff in the 15,000 nursing homes in this country. I’ve been in this field 40 years —as a certified nursing assistant, an administrator, company executive and now as head of NAHCA — and I have never seen so many CNAs feel as…

Keeping skilled nursing facilities fully staffed amid a triple threat

Caregiving is America’s largest profession and the job role with the widest gap between supply and demand. Four and a half million long-term care workers support individuals in institutions and home-based settings across the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasted a steep rise in that figure because of demographic trends even before the…

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