The End of Life in Very Old Age

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Investigator: Michael C. Nevitt, PhD
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh

Location(s): United States

Description

​In a follow-up of participants in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition cohort (Health-ABC), this prospective study will follow the clinical course of these participants, now age 85+, to characterize clinical trajectories and risk of death in very old age, assess participant and proxy decision-making, and examine predictors of hospitalization and emergency department care.