We don't hear much about kids who are caregivers. The media focuses on the typical caregiver: a woman in her forties or fifties, working full-time, and caring for mom or dad. The hidden carers are the youth.
In this wide-ranging interview, Ai-jen speaks about the importance of uniting aging Americans, people with disabilities, and their caregivers in a movement centered around valuing care.
As pundits debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act and health care applications slowly creep upward toward 7 million, there is a little known provision in the ACA that will have a profound impact on how Ohio cares for its elderly.
Black History Month gives us a moment to reflect on the progress our country has made in the name of racial justice – and the distance we still have to go.
Watch our co-director Ai-jen Poo talk about the care economy on MSNBC
To keep up with the aging population we need to transform our long-term care. But first we need to talk, out loud, about care.
Meet home health care aides.