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A game changer

2.5 million more LTC workers needed by 2030, researchers warn


At least 2.5 million more long-term care workers will be needed within 15 years in order to keep up with the fast-paced growth of America’s aging population, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California at San Francisco.

John O'Connor

Older residents ahead?

Conventional wisdom holds that the sweet spot for long-term care residents is around age 85, give or take. But what if that figure were to increase dramatically?

Debate on permanent doc fix rages on

Long-term care leaders continue to brace this week for news about any new plans to pay Medicare physicians, which might siphon pay from seniors’ caregivers. Medicare physicians face a 21% pay cut at the end of the month if lawmakers don’t find an alternative, which most thing they will.

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