Residential care facilities are largely populated by white women 85 and older, many with dementia, federal researchers found.
Fully 91% of the residents were non-Hispanic white and 70% were women, Christine Caffrey, PhD, and colleagues at the CDC in Atlanta and the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy reported in the April issue of the NCHS Data Brief.

Residential care facilities are largely populated by white women 85 and older, many with dementia, federal researchers found.

Fully 91% of the residents were non-Hispanic white and 70% were women, Christine Caffrey, PhD, and colleagues at the CDC in Atlanta and the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy reported in the April issue of the NCHS Data Brief.