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Margot Kushel
We will present research findings on access to health care, use of the Emergency Department, and housing outcomes in older homeless adults.  The presentation will present findings from the HOPE HOME Study, the only longitudinal study of older...
Maria C. Raven, Lina Tieu, Christopher T. Lee, Claudia Ponath, David Guzman, Margot Kushel
Objective The median age of single homeless adults is over 50, yet little is known about their emergency department ( ED ) use. We describe use of and factors associated with ED use in a sample of homeless adults 50 and older. Methods We recruited...
Emily Hurstak, Julene K. Johnson, Lina Tieu, David Guzman, Claudia Ponath, Christopher T. Lee, Christina Weyer Jamora, Margot Kushel
This study evaluated cognitive function and factors associated with cognitive impairment in a cohort of older homeless adults. Researchers hypothesized that substance use and a history of traumatic brain injury would be associated with cognitive...