The Century Foundation: Why Caregiving is Key to Biden’s American Jobs and Families Plan

Why Caregiving is Key to Biden’s American Jobs and Families Plan

Infrastructure is what is needed to keep our society running, allow us to innovate, and grow our economy. Traditionally, the term conjures up images of construction—of bridges, roads, and utilities. But with the recent announcement of the American Jobs Plan, President Biden has brought the infrastructure needs of our country into the twenty-first century by including a massive federal infusion—$400 billion—to expand access to home and community-based services for seniors and people with disabilities and an additional $25 billion for child care facilities and supply building. This investment, along with funding for physical infrastructure projects, recognizes that our society doesn’t hum, grow, or thrive without the infrastructure that supports the care needs of our families.

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