Big Raises For Many Home Care Workers Won’t Necessarily Help Senior Citizens

(By Jane Gottlieb for Kaiser Health News)

In recent months, health aides who care for elderly Americans at home appeared at scores of rallies calling for better pay and workplace conditions. President Barack Obama and some of the presidential candidates have pledged to improve the lives of these workers, who often struggle on the poverty-level wages they are paid. Continue reading article here……

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