Demand for home care is rising in New York, due to the large, rapidly aging Baby Boomer population and a cultural shift toward growing old in place rather than in group facilities. But recruiting home health aides to do the job has become increasingly difficult. Home care staffing agencies and disabled New Yorkers who receive state […]
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We encourage you to write or call Governor Kathy Hochul and ask her to include increased pay for home care workers in the upcoming budget. To call, please use 518-474-8390. Her mailing address is The Honorable Kathy Hochul – Governor of New York State: NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224. By: Gail Robinson “People who […]
By: Michelle Del Rey ALBANY — A new report indicates a significant percentage of vulnerable people are fighting to maintain their at-home care workers, with many losing the battle to low wages that persist because of the state’s reluctance to increase pay for aides, advocates say. Approximately 74 percent of seniors and people with disabilities […]
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