According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the home health care industry will see a rapid increase in jobs over the next decade, adding over one million jobs. The industry is one of the fastest in the nation, with home health aides typically hired to assist clients living at home with meal preparation, exercise, mobility, medication reminders, bathing and grooming and transportation. As baby boomers become older, the need for home health care rises. Adults are living longer, and most prefer to live in their homes while receiving care and companionship from a devoted caregiver. Read more about how adults over the age of 65 desire to remain in the home as long as possible.
The economic opportunity stemming from the growing need to provide home health care is substantial. The projected increase in employment (from 2012 to 2022) is 48 percent, (note: the average growth rate for all occupations[...]