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Study: In-Home Care Turnover Higher For Minority Elders

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April Dembosky | The California Report

A new study from UCSF finds that Californians who receive in-home care from people outside the family are more than twice as likely to see a switch in caregivers. Turnover rates are disproportionately higher for minority elders. Researchers say this is likely because of language and cultural barriers, or discrimination.