Episode 1:  From fear to love:  An evangelical Christian and a Muslim home care worker

This episode illuminates the relationship between Shazia Anwar, a professional home care worker in Washington state, and the woman she cares for, Darlen Wagenius.  In addition to Shazia and Darlen, the episode features Adam Glickman, SEIU 775 Secretary-Treasurer.

Episode 2:  Making a difference: From care work to home care activism

This episode explores how Shazia Anwar helps Darlen Wagenius and her husband, Joe, address challenges in accessing quality long term care services. Shazia talks about her work as a home care activist with SEIU775.  And we look at an innovative policy in Washington state and policy efforts at the national level.  Guests include:  Shazia Anwar, Professional Home Care provider; Darlen Wagenius, who Shazia cares for; Dr. Ben Veghte, Director of WA Cares in Washington state; Sterling Harders, President of SEIU775; and U.S. Senator Bob Casey.

Listen to Episodes 1 and 2 of The Shape of Care podcast on Apple Podcasts here.

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