Despite regulation changes, shrinking margins and the increasing demand for service, there’s one thing that is absolutely certain: the future post-acute care workforce will be expected to do more...
Affordable Care Act requirements related to health insurance are leading long-term care providers to hire more part-time employees, according to some experts.
Organized labor groups will need to collaborate with non-union direct care workers in order for the eldercare workforce to meet the significant needs of an aging population, experts contend.
There has been an onslaught of news stories lately about the “graying” of America’s workforce. Many of them, however, fail to mention that some older Americans enjoy working beyond the...
When working at a continuing care retirement community, or for that matter any type of organization that services the aging population, one hears the term “Intergenerational programming” from...
Last Thursday, the president spoke on the American Jobs Act. I was very surprised he didn’t mention that geriatric care is THE way to stimulate the economy and create jobs.
Making safe-lift programs a priority at long-term care facilities could be the key to reducing injuries and worker compensation costs, according to a new report.
A new survey from the Health Resources and Services Administration found that the number of licensed registered nurses in the U.S. increased by more than 5% between 2004 and 2008.
The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $159.1 million to support healthcare workforce training.
America’s registered nurse workforce is larger and more diverse than ever before, according to the results of a recently released quadrennial study.
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