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Studies continue regarding quality of care in nursing homes

Studies show a significant decline in quality of nursing home care for blacks compared to whites. Elderly black Americans in nursing homes get worse care than that enjoyed by their white counterparts.  “If you’re black, you’re much more likely to get your care in a nursing home that’s not so good, relative to nursing homes that

Segregation in our nursing homes?

A new study indicates that segregation is alive and well in America’s nursing homes.  Elderly and ill blacks in the United States are more likely to live in poor-quality nursing homes, researchers said on Tuesday in a study that shows clear patterns of segregation persist. “This study shows us that racial segregation has a significant


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