The Shape of Care

Making a difference: From care work to home care activism

Episode Summary

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 introduction to home care activism through her work with SEIU775. And we look at an innovative policy in Washington state and policy efforts at the national level.

Episode Notes

Check out www.theshapeofcare.org/episodes to see guest bios and photos, links to relevant articles and resources, and an essay by guest author, Dr. Sonya Michel, Professor Emerita of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her essay is entitled, Elder Care and Global Care Chains.