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Securing Healthcare Jobs for Mature Workers: The Public/Private Sector Approach

January 1, 2011

This evaluation details PHI-led interventions in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York City, which aimed to train and place older adults in home care jobs. The report finds that older adults could serve as a viable labor pool for home care jobs.

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Key Takeaways

Older adults can viably serve as home care workers.
Public/private partnerships can ensure trained workers achieve employment.
Creative approaches are needed to fill widespread job vacancies in home care.

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