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To families’ dismay, Biden nursing home reform doesn’t view them as essential caregivers

When the Biden administration announced a set of proposed nursing home reforms last month, measures advocates have promoted for years were addressed, but the reforms still don't recognize residents’ rights to have contact with informal caregivers.... Read more»

‘We’re aides, not maids.’ How one high-demand job shows education system’s failings

Key to enabling older adults to remain at home is expanding the number of home health aides, but attracting aides is challenging; it’s exhausting work, with low pay, often no benefits, little respect and is overwhelmingly done by women of color and a dwindling number of immigrants.... Read more»