June 15, 2023

Are We Listening to People’s Care Preferences?

Although recent data from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston shows that U.S. adults, age 50+, feel their care preferences are being considered more often, stark racial and socioeconomic inequities persist. That’s the main finding of a comprehensive look at care preferences from 2014-20, funded by The SCAN Foundation.

The analyses reveal that race, income, and geography highly influence people’s care experiences. Read the related press release.

Image of quote within news release by Dr. Sarita Mohanty