Because of the aging baby boomers, the United States is poised to have unprecedented shortages of health care workers over the next decade, the head of San Diego’s AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE: AMN) told UBS Healthcare Conference attendees in New York this week.
NEW YORK — Baby boomers preparing for retirement are driving a surge in small-business sales, as they find more and more buyers confident enough in the improving economy to expand their own businesses through acquisitions.
What kind of medical care would you want if you were too ill or injured to express your wishes? Without the ability to speak or write, or possibly even think clearly, how would you convey your wishes to your doctor or loved ones?
Sequestration is now officially the law of the land, thanks to Congress approving a continuing resolution – that includes the “fiscal cliff” cuts – to fund the federal government through Sept. 30. What does it mean? Simple. Partisanship on both sides trumps doing what is best for the American people and, as a result, millions will suffer.
Last month, I wrote about Baby Boomers choosing their purpose-driven second careers later in life called the “Encore Career.” The concept stems from a book by Marc Freedman called “Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life,” where he speaks to many examples of older adults changing careers later in life.
A flurry of patients are waltzing into Dr. Scott Miller’s plastic surgery office, requesting a fresher look. They aren’t trophy wives, but rather an unlikely candidate that’s worried about their appearance: male technology executives.
During the holidays, corporate giving can be essential to organizations and individuals who are in need, especially seniors and other at-risk groups during this time of year. Businesses, both large and small, use their resources to support those who may be less fortunate. This is not only beneficial to those receiving the help, but also can strengthen the dynamic internally in a business.
In an economy that has produced many start-ups, as some people have sought to turn misfortune into opportunity, Arnold Jaffa, 82, isn't the least bit interested in letting go of what he considers to be a major part of himself -- a desire to help people succeed.
Derek Davis, president and founder of DavisReed Construction, describes his company as fast-moving and adaptable, creative and quick thinking, with a more relaxed culture and an emphasis on the individual. If that sounds more like a startup than a general contractor with as much as $300 million in revenues, it’s by design.