Home, but homebound: Aging in the community with serious illness

Katherine Ornstein, PhD, MPH is a Professor and Center Director of the Center for Equity in Aging at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.  Dr. Ornstein is an epidemiologist with expertise in the research of home-based care, family caregiving, dementia, and aging.  Her geriatric and palliative care research determines how end-of-life care, including hospice care and the use of life-sustaining treatments, for patients with serious illness impacts the long-term health and health care utilization of family members.  She will present “Home, but homebound: Aging in the community with serious illness” at the next scientific seminar being held on Monday, November 6 from 3:30pm – 5:oopm. The seminar will be held at 2024 E. Monument Street, Powe Room, 1-500Q.  In person attendance is encouraged.  You can also view by registering at https://bit.ly/3tvxmOL.  Light refreshments will be served.

This seminar is sponsored by The Matthew Tayback, Sc.D., Memorial Lecture Fund; Center on Aging & Health; Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center; Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Training Program.