Christine Boone (right) of Nurse Care NC carefully watches as Susan uses her walker at her Chapel Hill home Friday. Health care workers like Boone are paid just above minimum wage and have huge responsibilities in their work. Medicaid reimbursements are low and it makes a living wage difficult for these workers who care for the infirmed and elderly.
Christine Boone (right) of Nurse Care NC carefully watches as Susan uses her walker at her Chapel Hill home Friday. Health care workers like Boone are paid just above minimum wage and have huge responsibilities in their work. Medicaid reimbursements are low and it makes a living wage difficult for these workers who care for the infirmed and elderly. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Christine Boone (right) of Nurse Care NC carefully watches as Susan uses her walker at her Chapel Hill home Friday. Health care workers like Boone are paid just above minimum wage and have huge responsibilities in their work. Medicaid reimbursements are low and it makes a living wage difficult for these workers who care for the infirmed and elderly. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

NC home-care workers for older people underpaid, advocates say

July 21, 2015 06:21 PM

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