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Seniors Taking Care of Seniors: The Home Care Worker Shortage Changes the Landscape of Support and Service

As the home care industry struggles to find qualified caregivers to fill many vacant positions, agencies are turning their focus to an older workforce. There are many reasons why wages and benefits are considered relatively low for home care aides, but it’s not that agency owners are greedy and don’t want to pay; Medicaid, which provides a significant sum of funding for this important health care sector, has been cutting reimbursement rates for years.

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