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November 18, 2013 4:37 PM

Metres Huddleston: Merced County should put people first by investing in long-term care

Sooner or later we will all need to think about long-term care, whether for ourselves or for a loved one. As the baby boomer generation ages, home care is becoming the fastest-growing occupation in America. Caregivers have a tough and invaluable job taking care of our country’s most vulnerable citizens, and here in Merced they don’t make much more than minimum wage.

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