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Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health

COAH Working Groups

Research in the Center on Aging and Health involves population-based and clinical studies of the causes, correlates, and consequences of aging-related conditions, including frailty, disability, and social isolation. The Center on Aging and Health houses four distinct research working groups. More information on each working group is provided in the following links:

Frailty and Multisystem Dysregulation Working Group

Family and Social Resources Working Group

Cognitive and Sensory Functions Working Group

Biostatistics, Design and Analysis Working Group

Physical Functioning and Falls Prevention Working Group

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In the News

Dr.  Bandeen-Roche and colleagues found that 15% of older Americans are frail, and 45% are prefrail, in a large nationally representative study.

Dr. Frank Lin was awarded an NIH grant to develop and implement a community health worker model for providing hearing care to older adults.

Dr. Roth and colleagues showed that providing care to a family member with a chronic illness or disability may be associated with modest survival benefit for the caregivers in the REGARDS study.

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The Hopkins Frailty Assessment Calculator is now available online. Please click here to learn more.

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