Sign Up to Receive PHI Alerts

Legislative Town Hall Supports Investment in Caring Economy

May 17, 2012

Caring Across Generations logo

Caring Across Generations, a multi-stakeholder effort to promote quality care, is hosting a legislative town hall on Capitol Hill on May 21.

Two short panels will discuss:

  • protecting current programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security; and
  • implementing future policies that will build a quality direct-care workforce to support America’s families in meeting care needs across generations.

PHI Government Relations Director Carol Regan will frame the panel discussions, which will include workers, consumers and employers.

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and other members of Congress have been invited. Harkin recently introduced a Sense of the Senate Resolution that commits policymakers to addressing America’s caregiving needs, including quality direct-care jobs and accessible home- and community-based services.

Please join PHI for this important forum on creating a caring economy — and invite your member of Congress and their staff to attend.

The one-hour program takes place in Room 902 of the Hart Senate Office Building and starts at from 11 a.m.

— by Karen Kahn, PHI Director of Communications

Share This

Caring for the Future

Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.

Workforce Data Center

From wages to employment statistics, find the latest data on the direct care workforce.