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Our Direct-Care Workers: An Overview of the Caregivers in Our Workforce

January 1, 2017

This issue brief provides an overview of the direct care workforce, examining areas such as growing demand, wages and benefits, working conditions and hours worked, education and advancement opportunities, and expected growth in employment.

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Key Takeaways

The number of older Americans needing care will grow more than the typical labor force providing that care.
We need increased knowledge about the people in direct care jobs and the challenges they face.
What are the career ladders for direct care jobs advancement?

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