We are in the midst of an elder care crisis: costs are skyrocketing, quality care is out of reach for many people, and many seniors are unable to remain at home or in their community and receive the care they need. .
We need to create an affordable and sustainable care infrastructure for seniors that addresses quality of care, quality of care jobs, and a path to citizenship for the immigrant care force.
Key facts: As advances in healthcare and medicine extend our lifespans, it is estimated that at least 20% of the U.S. population will be over the age of 65 by 2030. Every 8 seconds, someone in the U.S. turns 65 years old!