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What’s Driving the Shortage of Home Healthcare Workers in NY? Low Wages, Advocates Say

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 […]

A home care crisis is gripping New York

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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