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 workers even if...