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Trying to attract and retain Direct Care Workers in #Michigan continues to be difficult for vulnerable residents and families. With an average starting wage of just $11.75 per hour, it’s impossible for us to compete—just check out this sign, appearing today in Ann Arbor, to see why:

Press Release – Whitmer – Governor Whitmer Proposes MI Healthy Communities, a $1.4 Billion Plan to Expand Care for Families, Build up Facilities, and Invest in Local Public Health

Plan would leverage federal dollars to deliver critical care to Michiganders, invest in nursing homes, expand mental and behavioral health care (click here to enlarge)   LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her MI Healthy Communities plan, a $1.4 billion proposal to expand care for families, build up facilities, and invest in local […]

Valuing Quality Care

Potential Cost/Benefit of Increasing Direct Care Workers’ Wage Rates Prepared by Great Lakes Economic Consulting for the Michigan Direct Care Worker Wage Coalition September 15, 2021   Click Here To View The Full Report: https://arcmi.org/content/uploads/sites/15/2021/09/Magazine-New.pdf     Click Here for Key Findings: https://arcmi.org/content/uploads/sites/15/2021/09/Cost-Benefit-analysis-of-DCW-wage-increase.pdf

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