Paying for care is expensive — whether it's child-care, in-home nursing or help for an aging relative. And according to the Economic Policy Institute, home health care and child-care workers are among the lowest-paid professionals in the United States.
What is the cost of care, both financially and emotionally? We take a close look at the delicate dance between families and professional care providers.
- Elise Gould, Senior Economist, Economic Policy Institute and author of Child Care Workers Aren't Paid Enough To Make Ends Meet
- Clare Stacey, Associate Professor of Sociology, Kent State
- Lucy Stasi, Kansas City hospice nurse
- Kimmy DeVries, Kansas City Head Start childcare worker
- Lajua Manning, Kansas City home health care worker