HealthLeaders Media December 7, 2022
Jasmyne Ray

HealthLeaders spoke with MedStar Health elder care directors about what the industry must do to prepare for the influx of an aging population.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

– Going forward, it’s important that the industry invest in a better infrastructure to support nurisng facilities and older adults.

– The pandemic introduced home care as an option for recieving care and has since increased in popularity.

– While additional regulations and accountability measures are well intended measures, they won’t be successful unless the people following them have the proper support.

It’s predicted by 2030 that senior citizens will make up 20% of the nation’s population. In a 2018 press release for its 2017 National Population Projections, the United States Census Bureau stated that,...

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