As the U.S. population ages, significant workforce shortages are expected in home health care.
HIDA’s 2019 chartbook examines trends in the home care labor market and future projections for workers within this important segment of the healthcare industry.
- Over 4 million individuals are served by home health per day.
- Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population is projected to be age 65+ in 2060.
- Workforce gap for home health aides projected to reach nearly a half million by 2025.