Home Health Care in Crisis – Is Help On the Way? Where You Can Find Help Today and New York’s Plans for a Better Tomorrow – with Special Guests Greg Olsen and Al Cardillo
Louis W. Pierro, Esq.
Founding Partner, Pierro, Connor & Strauss
Director, New York State Office for the Aging
President, Home Care Association of New York State
January 29, 2022
Hosts: Lou Pierro and guests Al Cardillo and Greg Olsen
If you are searching for home care- whether for yourself or a loved one – you soon find out the cupboard is bare!
Where have all the home health aides gone?
Home care jobs make up some 60% of open health care jobs in New York, according to the Senate Committees on Aging, Health and Labor –and the shortage is due in part to low wages. Meanwhile, demand for home care has exploded as a growing population of seniors wants to age in place at home.
What’s being done about it? Hear two of the leading experts in New York explain why there are such gaps in home health care coverage, and what the State is doing to fix it.
Governor Hochul’s proposals to support New York’s senior population – recently announced in her State of the State address, to include $10 billion to support health care infrastructure, including home care
Workforce recruitment of home care aides with better paying jobs
“Home Care First” legislation designed to prioritize independence and community care, sponsored by the Home Care Association of NYS
Innovative programs that address the growing need for community-based services and housing for long term care
New resources to support caregivers struggling with the burdens of caring for aging parents
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