Association For Direct Care Workers Of Color

King's dream and the thorny reality in long-term care

King's dream and the thorny reality in long-term care

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I got together with a few friends last weekend, and one of them mentioned she had volunteered in a nursing home during high school. She shared one of her vivid memories, of a certain resident who was sweet as pie with the white volunteers, but who scowled and cursed — in Spanish (her native language) — at a volunteer from India.