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Is There a Multiracial Disparity in Elder Care?

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

The nursing home has traditionally been the aging population’s last place of residence. However, more and more, rising health care access and increased Medicaid funding toward assisted living and other residential facilities has offered many Americans a new lease on life in their senior years. Unfortunately, this trend towards less restrictive senior housing arrangements doesn’t…

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Study: Large Disparity in RN Care Between White and Minority Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Blog

There is a noticeable difference in the amount of registered nurse care between majority-white and majority-minority nursing homes in the U.S., according to an investigation by the nonprofit Center for Public Integrity. The Center spent some time exploring the public website Nursing Home Compare, which is promoted by the government for nursing home facility comparison…

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