Aging Baby Boomers Face Losing Care as Filipinos Go Home

Aging Baby Boomers Face Losing Care as Filipinos Go Home

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Angelica de Guzman Tabora, a nurse from the Philippines, right, speaks to a charge nurse at the nurses' station of Kameda General Hospital, part of Kameda Medical Center, in Kamogawa City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Now, the supply of health workers faces a squeeze as faster economic growth in source countries brings more opportunities at home, and as aging populations in wealthier nations such as Japan, Germany and Italy, boost demand for nurses and caregivers.