A profile of middle-aged and older adults admitted to nursing homes: 2000-2008.

@article{Miller2012APO,
  title={A profile of middle-aged and older adults admitted to nursing homes: 2000-2008.},
  author={Nancy A. Miller and Luis Mauricio Pinet-Peralta and Keith T. Elder},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={271-90}
}
Middle-aged adults are becoming an increasing share of the nursing home population. Minimum Data Set assessment data for 2000 and 2008 are used to explore similarities and differences in sociodemographic, residential, medical, and psychiatric characteristics of newly admitted middle-aged adults (31-64) compared to their older counterparts (65+). Relative to their share of the state population, Black middle-aged adults are overrepresented in nursing homes across 45 states and the District of… CONTINUE READING