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Kathleen McAuliffe

Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers In Short Supply

For years, Louise Shackett has had trouble walking or standing for long periods, making it difficult for her to clean her house in southeastern Maine or do laundry. Shackett, 80, no longer drives, which makes it hard to get to the grocery store or doctor.

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Citizens Force State To Pass Paid Family Leave & Wage Hikes

Pushed against a wall, Massachusetts lawmakers passed legislation that would raise the minimum wage very slowly to $15 per hour and create a new paid family and medical leave benefit.

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Paying home care workers a decent wage

By Al Norman If we care about the elderly, then we need to care about the elderly caregivers. For many years, the people who are paid to go into the homes of the elderly to help them eat, bath and dress, have been paid an embarrassingly low wage. But things are starting to change. One […]

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