Pandemic Results in Acute and Unprecedented Shortage of Caregivers

The mismatch of supply and demand for Caregivers has been forecast and experienced for many years. However, the mismatch has been dramatically exacerbated by the Covid19 pandemic, resulting in industry shortages of Caregivers, and service challenges due to the disruption. These are two recent articles on the topic:

As Staffing Dwindles, Home Care Itself Needs Help, San Diego Union Tribune

‘It’s like a war,’ San Diego Restaurateur Says of Struggle to Find Workers

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find, New York Times (potential paywall)

Home Health Care, Group Homes Experiencing ‘Crisis’ in Staffing, ABC New York