August 9, 2023

Analysis Examines the Health Care Experiences of Older Adults of Color

TSF is driving efforts to ensure equitable aging for all and funding efforts to illustrate key research. The second in a series from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston uses Health and Retirement Survey data to elucidate health inequities in aging.

During COVID-19, Black and Hispanic older adults reported using telehealth less and delaying medical care more often than white respondents. Access the latest chart pack.

Image of Rigo J. Saborio, VP of Programs, Equity, and Community Impact at The SCAN Foundation. Quoted statement reads: A series of interconnected factors contribute to communities of color having worse health care experiences - and worse health outcomes - than white communities