LeadingAge Promotes Workforce Legislation
The Improving Care for Vulnerable Older Citizens through Workforce Advancement Act, H.R. 3461, would establish demonstration projects to test the use of direct-care workers - nursing assistants, home health aides, or personal care aides - in advanced roles. These demonstration projects would study care coordination ...
How Members are Testing New Workforce Solutions and Housing Models
Here’s the latest news from forward-looking LeadingAge members.
1.1 Million More Direct Care Workers Needed by 2030
The NCHWA, part of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, counted certified nursing assistants, home health aides, personal care aides, and psychiatric assistants/aides as the direct care workforce. It found that workers in this category fill 71% of jobs ...
Honor Your Nurse Leaders and Health Equity Innovators
You have until April 30 to submit a nomination for the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in LTSS Nursing, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity.
How U.S. Immigration Policy Could Affect the LTSS Workforce
How will immigration policy affect the LTSS workforce? Robyn Stone, senior vice president of research at LeadingAge, and Mary DiGangi, human resources director at the Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care, shared their thoughts with The New York Times.