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Are you a home care worker? Tell PBS NewsHour about your experience

Many aging Americans prefer at-home care to nursing facilities. But people who work in these jobs bring home fewer wages than what one might expect considering the job’s physical and emotional demands.

On Monday’s episode of the PBS NewsHour, special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reported on the challenges that many home care workers face. One woman told McCleery that she makes $9.70 per hour — almost precisely the average wage of the two million home care workers across the United States.

Now, we want to hear from you. Are you a home care worker? Please fill out the form below, and we may feature your response on our website.

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