“Marjorie’s job is called home health aide, but the term does not begin to encompass her duties. She is social worker, housekeeper, behavioral-modification expert, dietitian, diaper changer, day planner, de facto case manager, warden and more.” The NYT’s Andy Newman on what it’s like to be a home health aide. On the Job, 24 Hours a Day, 27 Days a Month. “Home health care is the fastest growing major job category in the country, one of the most emotionally and personally demanding, and one of the worst paid.”