The Direct Care Workforce in Rural Areas

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Project Lead: Janette Dill

The purpose of this project is to assess the supply of the long-term care services and supports (LTSS) direct care workforce to care for older adults (ages 65+ and 85+) in rural and urban areas of the US. We will also explore how compensation – including wages and employer-based health insurance – is related to and predicts worker turnover in the LTSS direct care workforce in rural and urban areas.

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