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By Patrick Anderson
Argus Leader 

New technology looks to fill senior care workforce gaps

 


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rita Dozal doesn't want to worry about her mom having to train the nursing aides.

But there are times when the 87-year-old nursing home resident doesn't know who is going to help her get to bed at night. She doesn't know who is going to help her when she wakes up in the morning. She doesn't know who's going to bring her meals.

Every time, especially on the weekends, it could be a new face. A new face with minimal training.

"These people are here 24 hours a day every day and they can't go home," Dozal told the Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/2qNdrZ9 ). "So you have...



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