Minorities

Taking a look at where we look for LTC talent

Taking a look at where we look for LTC talent

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It would appear that long-term care executives are shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to hiring.

Minorities have lower utilization of hospice, have higher overall costs, research finds

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While enrollment in hospice is soaring, nonwhite Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure are 20% less likely to use hospice, a new study finds.

Pave the way for all

Pave the way for all

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Eye-opening is the only way to describe results of a new study by Brown University researchers into eldercare usage patterns. In brief, they found that minority residents have been entering nursing homes at a higher rate than previous decades. At first blush, that sounds good.

Minorities are entering nursing homes in record numbers, new study finds

Minorities have entered nursing facilities in record numbers during the past decade, while wealthier white residents have been leaving skilled nursing care, new research shows.