Baby boomers might not have specialists they need

August 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2008, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p96
The article discusses the result of a report which states that U.S. baby boomers might not have specialists they need when they reach the age of 65 in 2011. The report "Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce" recognizes the need to train all providers and health workers in caring for the aged. It notes that the shortage of health care workers is worse in the geriatric care, since it only attracts fewer specialists than other disciplines.


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