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Report Explores Expanding Home Care, Personal Assistance Workforce

Health Care

Home care aides represent one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing occupations, according to a new report. “Caring in America: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Jobs: Home Health and Personal Care Aides” (webpage) uses data and research to provides a picture of America’s home care and personal assistance workforce and related issues. The report says that about 2.5 million people work in home care and personal assistance in the United States.