Published on August 6, 2012 at 12:16 PM
The Associated Press: Aging Baby Boomers Face Home Health Care Challenge
Demand for home health care workers is soaring as baby boomers -; the 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 -; get older and states try to save money by moving people out of more costly nursing homes. But filling more than 1 million new home care positions over the next decade will be a challenge (Seewer, 8/5).
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