Caregiver Shortage Could Mean 7.8 Million Unfilled Jobs By 2026

The nationwide shortage of caregivers continues to be one of the biggest industry-wide problems for home health and home care agencies, with no end in sight. And in the future, the employment crunch could become even worse than previously expected. That’s according to a new report from Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI), a worker advocacy organization […]

Supply-Demand Gap Worsening for Home Health Workforce

The caregiver shortage across the in-home care industry is no secret, but a new report sheds light on the depth of the skills gap of available workers. The U.S. labor market is as tight as ever since the Great Recession, according to a report prepared for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation by Burning Glass Technologies. With […]

How Trump, Clinton Ignore the ‘United States of Home Health Aides’

While this year’s presidential election has moved far beyond what may be considered normal for a campaign season, the way politicians discuss labor markets still doesn’t give due credit to the growing home health care workforce and other industries, according to a recent story from New York Magazine. Simply, the presidential nominees still focus predominantly […]

3 Threats Facing the Home Health Care Industry

As the elderly population grows in the coming years, so too will the home care industry — but not without facing significant threats, industry experts say. The baby boom population will push the demand for home health care, with more than 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day. In addition to the sheer demographics, home health […]

Home Health Aides to Add 50% More Jobs By 2022

The number of home health care jobs in the U.S. is expected to spike in the coming decade, as one of the 30 occupations that are expected to account for almost half of all new jobs created.  Of those occupations, five are in health care, according to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor […]