June 11, 2024

Two minute read: From the Upper Midwest? Ruh-roh.

The six states that comprise the Upper Midwest (Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin) have a common challenge: Their working age populations (18 to 64) are shrinking. At the same time, total populations are growing, along with their senior cohorts. And the number of new health care jobs is dramatically rising. It makes for a very bad combo platter.

Shall we try all rowing in the same direction?