The senior living workforce shortage is at crisis levels now, but if policymakers fail to act, it could soon become a catastrophe. Much of the federal infrastructure is already in place and simply retooling current federal workforce development programs to better meet this workforce need has drawn bipartisan support. This report outlines gives you the data and tools you need to make the argument about the value that assisted living provides to aging Americans by lowering costs and providing improved quality of life, better health outcomes, and reduced health care costs.
The expected workforce crisis in long-term-care necessitates bolder action than we’ve seen up to now. Expanding seniors access to assisted living communities and developing the workforce to meet future demands will ease fiscal pressure on vital public health programs and improve the quality of life for our rapidly aging population. The numbers do not lie. Our nation is aging and aging rapidly. The time to act is now. Download your copy of The Value of Assisted Living for America today!