Employee Turnover in the Industry…

This past week, I’ve been wondering quite a bit about employee turnover in the eldercare industry, and how to minimize it. According to Paul Osterman, MIT economist and author of Who Will Care for Us?, a book on the role that home care aides play in the delivery of eldercare, turnover in these jobs is […]

Amidst Swirling Immigration Debates, What Can We Expect for Eldercare?

For my second blog post, I wanted to discuss more recent events in the immigration sphere. There are several important developments. One such development is the large-scale imprisonment of non-criminal illegal immigrants awaiting their deportation trials in federal prisons, instead of being able to continue to their lives while awaiting their trials as under the […]

Abstract: How an ever-greying population and looming immigration rollbacks threaten our eldercare system as we know it.

On September 5th, 2017, the Trump administration called on Congress to repeal DACA: the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative. DACA recipients, among other foreign-born migrants, are an essential part of our elder and disability care workforce, filling jobs such as home health aide and nursing assistant (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Should a DACA repeal […]