Includes one complimentary Continuing Education (CE) credit.
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The home care industry is rapidly growing, making home care work one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. According to PHI, between 2018 and 2028, home care will add nearly 1.1 million jobs, and according to the OECD, by 2040, 13.5 million new care workers will be needed globally. While this is a growing industry, there are challenges facing this workforce, which result in high turnover rates and other issues. Join this webinar to learn more about home care workforce issues and how companies are addressing them head on.
Participants in this webinar will be able to:
- Realize the growing demand for home care and the need for home care workers
- Understand about the most pressing challenges facing the direct care workforce
- Learn more about the factors that impact the employment experience from industry groups
- Discover ways to better support the workforce
Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, PhD, serves as gerontologist and caregiving advocate at the global headquarters of Home Instead. Hogan Eichenberger educates professionals in aging, families and communities on the unique challenges older adults face and the resources available to help them thrive. She also serves as a board member of the National Alliance for Caregiving, board chair for the Dreamweaver Foundation and chair of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Dementia Care Provider Roundtable.
Molly Carpenter, MA, is workforce director for Home Instead, working with a team responsible for ensuring that its network of 50,000 care professionals have the resources necessary to provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer, family caregiver and gerontologist, who brings years of personal and professional experience caring for older adults and training families navigating aging and chronic conditions such as dementia.