Youth caregivers: The challenges of providing home care for disabled relatives

September 23, 2022

At 16 years old, Lizzie started working as her mother’s legal care worker to earn money from the work she was already doing at home. She describes the hiring process as complicated and cumbersome with plenty of paperwork, detailed requirements, and specific testing. For home-care workers who live with the person they’re taking care of, Lizzie notes that it can be a bit strange to navigate the hourly boundaries of the position. Read the full article.