home care workers

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.
This is exciting news for those of us in the home care industry who believe that expanding the skill sets of our nation'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.
This victory for homecare workers was the result of a long-fought, uphill battle for dignity and respect by a workforce comprised
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.
While increased wages will indeed lead to a major disruption of the elder care industry, it will ultimately raise the quality and availability of caregiving in America and actually reduce the cost for families in need of elder care.
If you've noticed that your parent has become frail and in need of care, then you've probably noticed something else ... this care is really crazy expensive!
All labor has dignity, especially when it enhances the well-being of the sick among us. Protecting the rights of home care workers is to defend the dignity of not only the worker, but the patient as well.
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Department of Labor rule requiring employment agencies
Candidates must address the increasing numbers of elders who rely on a quality home care workforce to age with dignity and the dedicated workers who care for them who continue to live without the adequate pay and resources their families need.
Health care experts are now connecting these dots, and looking for ways to take advantage of this close relationship by having
A spokeswoman for Baker did not immediately respond to an email seeking confirmation of the agreement. Christine Owens, director
“As a member of the ‘sandwich generation,’ I’ve relied on a slew of caregivers to help me juggle caretaking of my mother
Heather Conroy, executive director of the Service Employees International Union in Oregon, which represents 20,000 home care
This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear arguments on whether the Labor Department has the authority to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to workers who provide home care assistance to elders and people with disabilities. This federal court case affects all of us.