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Squaring to the challenge: Who will be tomorrow’s caregivers?

May 4, 2016

Generations Vol. 40, No. 1 – American Society on Aging

Argues that the professional and paraprofessional workforces that care for elders in the U.S. — as well as family caregivers — are currently undervalued and undersupported, yet many more such caregivers will be needed in the coming years as the U.S. grows older. The authors provide a look at the country’s aging trends, and explain why the U.S. is currently unprepared to care for its growing elder population. The article is part of the Spring 2016 issue of Generations, which is devoted entirely to “America’s Eldercare Workforce.”

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Contributing Authors
Marquand, Abby, and Amy York

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