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Ai-jen Poo: Caring Across Generations

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Published on Apr 12, 2012

Given that one American turns 65 every eight seconds, it should come as no surprise that homecare is among the nation's fastest growing industries. However, says Caring Across Generations Co-Director Ai-jen Poo, we don't yet have a system in place to care for these people. Her organization aims to create two million homecare jobs and, in the process, "transform long-term care in a way that recognizes everyone's dignity."

In this week's issue of The Nation, Laura Flanders explains how the campaign has begun to make major progress.

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