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Paying the Price: How Poverty Wages Undermine Home Care in America

Report Wages & Benefits
February 16, 2015

This report examines the need to improve home care wages and benefits in order to stabilize the workforce and ensure quality of care. Includes data/charts, worker stories, and profiles of states and organizations investing in the workforce.

Key Takeaways

"With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, our nation will need one million new home care aides between 2012 and 2022."
"Though their services are vital to maintaining the health and dignity of millions of Americans, home care aides are undervalued and underpaid."
"Improving home care jobs is essential to improving quality of care."
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