First District Congressman Rob Wittman recently toured Visiting Angels, an in-home health headquarters in Kilmarnock, to speak with those affected by the employment crisis.
This crisis has caused a shortage of caregivers in Virginia. In the seven counties supported by Visiting Angels, Northumberland, Lancaster, Middlesex, Mathews, Gloucester, Richmond and Essex, 33% of the population are senior citizens. Visiting Angels could potentially double the number of clients they support but are unable to fill dozens of job openings.
“Visiting Angels is yet another example of the far-reaching consequences of the ongoing employment crisis,” said Rep. Wittman. “This crisis is not only impacting businesses….[to-view-more]