Locust like Baby Boomers want health care

Crisis in care awaits boomers Health needs of aged expected to outpace available providers Associated Press April 15, 2008 posted on Baltimore Sun   WASHINGTON – Millions of baby boomers are about to enter a health care system for seniors that not only is not ready for them, but may even discourage them from getting quality care.    “We face an impending crisis as the growing number of older patients, who are living longer with more complex health needs, increasingly outpaces the number of health care providers with the knowledge and skills to care for them capably,” said John W. Rowe, professor of health policy and management at Columbia UniversityRead more.

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