Racial Disparities

Racial, gender disparities among direct care workers hurting recruitment, researchers say

Racial, gender disparities among direct care workers hurting recruitment, researchers say

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Women of color working in direct care roles at nursing homes are more likely to live in poverty and rely on public assistance, posing a major challenge in recruitment, a new report suggests.

Something new to think about for flu season

Something new to think about for flu season

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Allow me to get ahead (slightly) of the deluge of news articles, press releases and conference sessions on influenza and vaccinations that are about to hit, with the results of a new study throwing a new wrench into vaccination efforts: race.