WASHINGTON and ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to create quality jobs for women aged 50 and older, AARP Foundation and Capital Impact Partners are working together to launch a national effort to scale worker-owned, home care cooperatives.  Worker cooperatives are businesses owned and governed by employees

With $200,000 in funding from AARP Foundation's Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults grant competition, this project focuses on supporting a demographic impacted by economic inequality and job insecurity who make up a vast majority of the home care work force – by advancing opportunities for competitive wages, quality training and career advancement opportunities through home care cooperatives.  

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