National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
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April 14, 2008

Running Time: 00:58:27
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Aging Americans will face a health care work force that is too small and woefully unprepared to meet their specific health needs unless efforts start now to ensure all health care providers know how to treat the common conditions associated with aging and to boost recruitment and retention of geriatric specialists and direct-care aides, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.



Speakers:
JOHN W. ROWE, SUSAN A. CHAPMAN, CAROL RAPHAEL