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Aging and Health: Improving Care for Older Adults
-- Participate either In Person or Online

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern
  • National Press Club - 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

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@Health_Affairs, and join the
conversation with #agingandhealth.

Debbie Boylan
Phone: 301-347-3910

On September 24, you are invited to join Health Affairs and The John A. Hartford Foundation for a robust policy conversation featuring authors from the journal's Aging & Health series, as well as other experts in the field to discuss topics including:

  • Moving Serious Illness Care from Hospital to Home

  • Disparities in Home- and Community-Based Care

  • Impact of Caregiving on Spouses and Need for Support


Terry Fulmer
President of The John A. Hartford Foundation


Timothy G. Ferris
CEO, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

Ann Hwang
Director, Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, Community Catalyst

Tamara Konetzka
Professor of Health Services Research, Department of Public Health Sciences and Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago Biological Sciences

Bruce Leff
Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Transformative Geriatric Research, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Katherine A. Ornstein
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai @IcahnMountSinai, on "Spousal Caregivers Are Caregiving Alone In The Last Years Of Life" (June 2019)

Brad Stuart
Chief Medical Officer, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, on "A Large-Scale Advanced Illness Intervention Informs Medicare's New Serious Illness Payment Model" (June 2019)

Jennifer Wolff
Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor and Director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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Health Affairs is grateful to The John A. Hartford Foundation for its support of the article series on Aging & Health and this briefing.


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