Predictions on the Future of Elderly Care
Here were some of the key predictions shared in the :
- Home Care will thrive as the home care recipient population more than doubles in the next 20 years.
- The shortage of caregivers is the biggest risk that the industry faces, so care models will change
- Many home care agencies and state Medicaid programs will increase support for Adult Day Care services once it becomes safe again
- Since there will be fewer care providers, there will be Telehealth check-ins and caregivers in the field will visit with more clients during a workday
- A great thing about our next generation of clients is that they're tech savvy and will be comfortable with smart phones, and web meetings
- There will be "social robots" that will be companions, but the best ones will also help connect clients with their friends and to get help
- There will also be physical robots because the more that can be done without a caregiver in the home, the better we'll do in the caregiver shortage.
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