April 29, 2012
A Social-Service Group Helps Workers Stretch Their Dollars at an In-House Grocery
Working at a nursing home or hospice or as a home-care aide is tough, and it doesn’t pay very well. As a result, many nonprofit institutions struggle to attract and keep those workers. The Chelsea Jewish Foundation, which runs several long-term-care facilities just outside Boston, has taken an unusual step to aid employees: running an in-house grocery store.
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