older adults

The Hurdles Facing Black Families Navigating Serious Illness

What stops seriously ill Black patients and their families from getting the care they want in life and in death?

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Turning Long-Term Care Into a Long-Term Career

There’s a severe shortage of people to care for older Americans. Could providing workers with new career pathways be part of the solution?

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Leslie Walker shares four research studies to explain the stakes of Medicare open enrollment.

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The Complex Relationship Between Quality Ratings and Pandemic Deaths in Nursing Homes

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares research on nursing home deaths during COVID suggesting even well-intentioned policies can have unintended consequences.

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How Nursing Home Staff Biases Drive Inequitable Care

Jasmine Travers shares research showing how racial biases can impact care for Black nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

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Medicare’s Unprecedented Alzheimer’s Drug Decision

A doctor, a patient and a former federal official weigh in on Medicare’s recent move to restrict access to a new Alzheimer’s treatment.

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