New Hampshire, like the rest of the nation, is facing a home care crisis. Most adults want to age at home. Demand for home health and personal care aides is expected to grow more than demand for any other occupation between 2020 and 2030. And yet, low wages, irregular hours, and lack of benefits are all contributing to home health workers leaving their jobs: about 20% of home health workers have quit since the pandemic. Families express frustrations over policies that prevent family members from working as home care providers for their loved ones. Read the full article here.
Home care workers and patients all struggle
February 13, 2022