A Historic Labor Crisis
Burned out by the pandemic, more than 200,000 caregivers have left the nursing home profession. Facilities need help to recruit and retain more staff.
Unfunded staffing mandates won’t fix this labor crisis. We need comprehensive solutions that invest in our long term caregivers and address underlying workforce challenges. And we must build a pipeline of dedicated caregivers our nation’s growing elderly population.
Staffing shortages and a lack of government funding is making it harder for nursing homes and assisted living communities to keep their doors open.
News & Updates
One-Size-Fits-All Nursing Home Fix Doomed to Fail
February 24, 2023
Three years ago, the first outbreak of COVID-19 was reported at a nursing home in Washington…
Small-town nursing homes closing amid staffing crunch
January 22, 2023
Marjorie Kruger was stunned to learn last fall that she would have to leave the nursing home…
$11.3 Billion Needed for Nursing Homes Staffing
January 3, 2023
Estimate comes from the American Health Care Association, representing more than 14,000 nursing…
Hospitals in the US are the fullest they’ve been throughout the pandemic – but it’s not just Covid
December 15, 2022
Hospitals are more full than they’ve been throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a CNN…
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