Shortage of health care workers keeps family members up at night. What can be done to help direct care workers in Michigan?
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Home health agencies are becoming creative to maintain health workers. Michigan agencies are boosting pay, while a New York co-op could provide a model to a deepening crisis.
Michigan is getting older, and there aren’t enough workers to care for seniors and those with disabilities. The pandemic has worsened things, as few are willing to risk their health for menial pay.
Not one of Slate Valley Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing’s approximately 80 residents and more than 100 workers had tested positive for the virus.
Obstacles to ADUs becoming a common solution to family caregiving needs include the need to change local zoning laws.
A 2019 study indicates Rochester has a greater percentage of people over 65 than any other city in New York state.
LAMDA has assisted hundreds of Latino families in greater Chicago. The hope is that this approach could be broadened to other communities nationwide.