Using data from the New Hampshire Direct Care Workforce Survey, this brief shows that New Hampshire's demand for home-based care workers outpaces supply because its population is aging at a faster rate than the average. These workers play a critical role and face many challenges, including low pay, little or no paid time off, and lack of access to health insurance.
New England Policy Brief No. 2
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Smith, Kristin, "Home care workers: keeping Granite Staters in their homes as they age" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 80.
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