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The Most Important Behavioral Skills in Long-Term and Home Healthcare

Posted by  Bryan Warren

The demand for long term care and home care services continues to grow. The numbers are staggering. In 2010, 40 million Americans were age 65 or older. By 2050 that number is expected to jump to 88 million. The vast majority of these will require long-term care services, either in a nursing home, assisted living facility, adult day-care, or services in their home.


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Demand for Nurses is Rising. Are You Scared? You Should Be!

Posted by  Bryan Warren

I recently wrote a paper for Becker’s Hospital Review on nursing talent issues. A little research reveals some scary numbers:

Healthcare job growth:

  • 2017 marked the first time the number of healthcare employees surpassed both manufacturing and retail.[i]

  • Over the next decade, the healthcare sector is projected to account for one third of all new employment.[ii]

More specifically, employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 16% by 2024.[iii]


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The Demand for Long-Term Care Services and Staff is Growing. Are You Ready?

Posted by  Bryan Warren

Healthcare has overtaken both retail and manufacturing as the largest employment sector in the U.S., and much of this growth is focused on the elderly. The two fastest-growing occupations are personal care aides and home health aides, which are projected to account for one in every 10 new jobs in the next decade.

Why this explosion in demand?

In 2010, 40 million Americans were age 65 or older. By 2050 that number is expected to jump to 88 million. The vast majority of these will require some long-term care services either in a nursing home, assisted living facility, adult daycare, or services in their home. This means a growing demand for companies, facilities, and staff to provide these services.


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