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Older Adults Who Are Homeless

Michael Light, LICSW, MPH, APHSW-C

Clinical Social Worker

University of Washington, Harborview

Palliative Care

Ian Johnson, LCSW, PhD

Assistant Professor of Social Work

University of Texas at San Antonio

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify trends and issues at the intersections of aging, serious illness, and homelessness
  • Describe four trajectories of care for people with serious illness who are unhoused and implications for care planning
  • Plan practice change and policy advocacy strategies to improve patient care

[From the Winter 2024 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]