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Sun Benjamin, a home health care worker, looks out from under a cap advocating a $15 minimum wage as she prepares to walk with other protesters on a day-long march on Dec. 5, 2013, in SeaTac, Wash. (Photo by Elaine Thompson/AP)

Caring for the elderly but living in poverty

Home care workers bathe your mother and change your father’s bandages. We cook for your grandmother and help your grandfather use the toilet. We help your brother or sister with their physical therapy. But despite doing the hard work that enables older Americans and people with disabilities to live with dignity and independence in their own...

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