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Like many states, Michigan is facing a looming workforce shortage as their aging population grows. This policy brief from the Michigan Aging & Adult Services Agency highlights the challenges and opportunities in addressing the state's direct care workforce (DCW) issues. Challenges that have led to this shortage include low wage levels, lack of affordable comprehensive training, and low job appreciation and respect. This paper identifies various strategies for overcoming these issues.
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Michigan DHHS Aging & Adult Services Agency
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/71885