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The-Signal News Feature Story: Preparation For A Boom

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
02/06/12  8:14 PM PST

Shield HealthCare featured in The-Signal, Santa Clarita Valley News, 2/5/12 edition

Preparation For A Boom

By Sara Mitchell, Staff Writer

The health care industry is anticipating rapid growth as the baby boomers approach retirement age. The 65-plus population saw the largest increase of any age group between the 2000 and 2010 censuses — it increased by 15.1 percent, which is almost twice as fast as the U.S. population‘s growth as a whole. And home health care — medical staffing, services and supplies operated at the patient’s home — is becoming more popular with baby boomers who want to maintain their independence for as long as possible.

As this industry starts to pick up even more speed, the Valencia-based medical supplies provider Shield HealthCare is carefully increasing its nationwide markets and adapting its infrastructure. Read more

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