As boomers age, severe shortage in caregivers anticipated

09/27/2006 | USA Today

With the number of seniors who rely on home-based caregiving services expected to double from the current 15 million by 2050, the nation could face a serious shortage of caregivers, according to a new report. About 20% of adults, most of them frail seniors, currently aren't getting the assistance they need, and the situation is expected to worsen, as another new report indicates that about half of the nation's cities have no plan to meet the needs of aging baby boomers.

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