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Local Visiting Angels office client list grows 64 percent

Home care provider Visiting Angels reported their client census grew by 64 percent in a recent eight-month period of 2022. Based out of Kilmarnock, the Eastern Virginia location serves seven counties helping clients from Gloucester to Gloucester Point, to Tappahannock, Kilmarnock and Callao.

That location now ranks #6 in size out of 537 locations across the United States. “We are proud to reach even more people who can benefit from a little assistance,” said Blair Templeton, a Care Specialist for the company.

“The demand is a result of the ‘Silver Tsunami,’” added Kyle Lorenzino, also a Care Specialist at Visiting Angels. The industry term refers to the baby boom generation born 1946-1964 that is now beginning to face health challenges. “Some of their parents’ generation still has care needs too,” said Lorenzino, “creating more of a demand for caregivers.” The labor force is having a tough time meeting the demand for care expected to grow as new medical technology and pharmacolo...

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