US Caregiver Shortage Impacting 65 And Older Population
View Source | October 11, 2022 1:45 am
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- Henry Katimbo has been a caregiver in Seattle for six years. Because of the shortage, he’s covering more hours than before the pandemic.
- Katimbo helps clients eat, get dressed and move around. He says it’s important to have a connection with the clients and their families.
- The number of adults 65 and older in the U.S. is growing. There were 71 million in 2019, 30 million more than in 2011. Finding enough caregivers is only getting harder.
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