“The pandemic has been hard on a lot of caregivers. Our hours are all over the place. One week you’re up, the next you are down. It makes it hard to maintain enough hours to keep my health insurance or stay on top of my bills. Unlike people who work in an office, caregivers can’t just work from home. Our clients can’t afford to have their groceries delivered to them. We still have to go out in the community. We don’t have a choice.
With everything that we have been through and are still dealing with I think it’s only fair that the state increase our funding. I think if we had better pay and our clients had more hours the turnover would not be nearly as high.”
Read more in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.