home care workers
The coronavirus pandemic, combined with systemic racism, leaves house cleaners, nannies and other home care workers especially vulnerable.
First, this home care worker says she was harassed by a man she was helping. Then, she was fired for protecting herself.
For more than 40 years, I’ve worked as a home care worker. Yet I’ve never been paid more than $9 an hour.
"One of the chief goals of the pilot was to demonstrate the value of this new senior aide position," says Sara Joffe, PHI's
We have sky-high turnover among caregivers in Florida, and by far the worst home care gap in the country. Sadly, it's no surprise why caregivers in Florida are leaving our profession. I've been working in home care for more than 20 years, but I'm still paid just $10 an hour.
When you hire someone to take care of your loved ones, it's important to know a few things about the agency and caregiver you choose. So you'll want to ask these key questions when you're choosing anyone to provide in-home care. You want to know who is coming into your home and that you are getting quality care.
So this Black History Month, UDW homecare workers will celebrate the righting of this historic wrong, but we will also continue
Caregivers like Stella give so much to our state's elderly and disabled people to make sure they receive the best possible care. Stella wants to take care of her daughter at home and she deserves to make a fair wage doing this strenuous work.
Research has shown the boomers who will need long term care want to stay in their own homes. They don't want to be shipped off to some institution. But the problem will be finding the people to provide the care for them at home.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to offer gratitude to those who step in to care for their loved ones when they need it most. It is work that requires a great deal of self-sacrifice, and it often goes unnoticed. In November we take time to recognize family caregivers for the role they play in protecting the independence and dignity of so many Americans.