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Older Women Doing Home Care: Exploitation or Ideal Job?

Journal Article
May 1, 2013

This article draws on interviews with older women in Maine’s home care workforce to explore their unique perceptions of home care job quality. The articles finds that while older workers are subject to the same economic pressures as other home care workers, older workers are particularly well-suited for home care work.

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Key Takeaways

Older workers might enjoy home care work.
Like other home care workers, older workers have low wages.
Interventions are needed to better support older workers in home care.
 
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