Finally! Report reveals huge increase in doctors working in care homes after years of fears that the US isn't ready for ageing baby boomers



As baby boomers in the US age, more and more doctors are specializing in nursing home care.  
Between 2012 and 2015 the number of providers that specialize in caring for people in assisted living facilities rose by more than a third. 
By 2030, an estimated 20 percent of Americans will be over 65. The demand for geriatric care is anticipated to strain the US healthcare system, but the influx of specialists may be an early indication of a sea change.
These most recent numbers from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) suggest that providers may be flocking to the high-demand specialty ahead... read more

 
28 November 2017 in Health, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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