Caregivers and the challenges many face living on their current wages hits the air on HBO in an upcoming documentary, featuring a certified nursing assistant from Chattanooga, TN.
HBO explores how this young woman lives “Paycheck to Paycheck” in the special produced by Maria Shriver as part of her newly released report titled “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink.”
The topic of caregivers’ wages has come under national scrutiny this past year. While many advocates work to increase wages and benefits for caregivers, providers and caregivers themselves often focus on affordability for the millions of families that depend on caregivers at home or in care facilities. With an aging population, this topic will deserves much more discussion in the months to come.