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Home Health Care Workers

Increasing Wages for Home Health Aides, Part 2: New York's Public-Private Collaboration Points the Way to a Solution

Marki Flannery | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

I look forward to continuing positive results as we address the problem together, in a way that ensures that the comfort, security and reassurance of a home health aide's daily care is available for all of our loved ones, if and when they need it.

Caring for the Caregiver

Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS | Posted 05.04.2016 | Fifty
Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS

With Mother's Day approaching and May being Older Americans month, I started thinking about caregivers at the beginning and at the end of life, for those young and old.

Writing an Eldercare Plan

Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty
Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS

We've heard a lot about eldercare plans, but what are they exactly? The term is used interchangeably by various professionals based on what their vie...

Home Health Care Workers Aren't Guaranteed Minimum Wage or Overtime, and the Legacy of Slavery Is the Reason Why

Ariela M. Migdal | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Ariela M. Migdal

What most people don't know is that the exclusion of home health care workers from fair pay is a deliberate and racist wrong that stretches back to Depression-era America, where it was written into our nation's labor law to accommodate Southern segregationists.

Americans Mourn Loss of Economic Independence

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Low wages, debts and dim prospects all subjugate. This is the condition of a shocking number of Americans as income inequality rises. And their economic desperation and subordination occurred by design.

Woman Allegedly Left Gross Surprise In Ex-Employer's Oven

Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

Home health care aides often work tough jobs for little pay and little appreciation. One home health care worker allegedly found a unique way to show ...