UC SAN FRANCISCO
Jennifer O’Brien Executive Director/News
Source: Karin Rush-Monroe (415) 502-6397 (NEWS)
EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE
Monday, June 8, 2015, 4:00 PM (EDT)
TO COINCIDE WITH PUBLICATION IN Health Affairs
UCSF STUDY PROJECTS NEED FOR 2.5 MILLION MORE
LONG-TERM CARE WORKERS BY 2030
Researchers recommend “redoubling” efforts, especially
for home health and personal care aides
At least two and a half million more workers will be needed to provide long-term care to older people in the United States between now and 2030, according to a study by UC San Francisco researchers published in the June 2015 issue of Health Affairs.
The study authors predict that there will be little effect on this demand for new...