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Home health aides serve a growing population; here’s what you need to know
Washington Post

The demand for home-care aides — also known as personal-care aides and home health aides — is skyrocketing as the number of seniors continues to grow. The Department of Labor projects that in-home assistance will be the nation’s fastest-growing occupation by 2020. Those workers help seniors, the infirm and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities with personal hygiene, taking medication, preparing meals, doing household chores and other tasks.