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Elevating the home care cooperative sector with formalized national collaboration

“The home care cooperative sector in the United States has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1985 when two visionary leaders and twelve home health care aides came together to form the first home care cooperative. Today there are fourteen home care cooperatives across nine states, employing over 2,400 caregivers, with 1,100 caregiver-owners. While there is much to celebrate, there is still significant work ahead. To elevate the home care cooperative model to its full potential and reshape the harmful power structures that undermine the industry, home care cooperatives must grow in number, size, market position, and political influence.”

Read the full report, Profitability, Growth, and Influence: Elevating the home care cooperative sector with formalized national collaboration, from the ICA Group Home Care and the Cooperative Development Fund.

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