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Home Health Care

By: Miriam Ylvisaker
Publication: The Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4
Date: Fall 1994

Summary: In this reprinted article from the December 1992 issue of The Progressive, Miriam Ylvisaker tells the story of her battle with rheumatoid arthritis and her struggles finding good home care through the healthcare system. She describes some of her home helpers and their exploitation by the agencies they work for.

 

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