Maine needs more than 2K workers to reduce waitlists for elder care, disability services

Thousands of older Mainers, people with disabilities and those with behavioral health needs are not getting the support services they are entitled to receive, a report released Tuesday shows.

That’s because the state needs more than 2,300 additional full-time home care workers to meet the need, according to a report by the Maine Center for Economic Policy.

Click here to read the full story, first published June 18, 2024 in Spectrum News.