Racial Differences in Nursing Home Quality of Life Among Residents Living With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Journal of Aging and Health  |  Shippee, T. P., Parikh, R. R., Baker, Z. G., Bucy, T. I., Ng, W., Jarosek, S., Qin, X., Woodhouse, M., Nkimbeng, M., & McCarthy, T.

  • Compared to White residents, racially/ethnically minoritized residents reported significantly lower quality of life 
  • Significant differences remained, even after adjusting for resident- and facility-level characteristics
  • Large disparities in food enjoyment, attention from staff, and engagement domains