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Report: Nearly 20% of SNF nursing assistants live below poverty line

Report: Nearly 20% of SNF nursing assistants live below poverty line

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Close to 20% of nursing home assistants are living below the federal poverty line, a result of low wages and part-time positions, according to a new report.

Profile: Still answering many calls

Profile: Still answering many calls

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When he entered nursing school, Steve Proctor was answering a call to serve others that he first heard years earlier. As a child growing up near Lake Huron, Proctor suffered from severe allergies and asthma and was in and out of doctors' offices. A series of shots helped him overcome his condition, and he saw that healthcare workers could change lives.

Share with your employees and they will stay

Share with your employees and they will stay

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The idea of consistent assignment and staff retention is central to a key new report on employment and elder care.