Caring For The Elderly In 2019
The baby boomer generation is aging and soon the demand for assisted living will exceed what healthcare institutions can provide.
All the while, nursing homes in the U.S. are struggling to maintain affordable quality care. Many nursing homes and assisted-living facilities are forced to close or raise prices due to mismanagement, out-of-date policies and government regulations.
Today on All Sides, the challenges and innovations ahead for aging baby boomers and healthcare institutions.
- John Whitman, lecturer Health Care Management University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, expert in elderly care
- Peter Van Runkle, OHCA executive director
- Patty Callahan, Caregiver Advocate for the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging