The Johns Hopkins Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, ranks among the nation's premier geriatric programs and is recognized nationally for its innovation and excellence in patient care. Based on this foundation, our senior care specialists offer patients superior care and the most informed treatment recommendations.
The Center for Transformative Geriatric Research
Center on Aging and Health (COAH)
A focal point for interdisciplinary aging research and training at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, the Center on Aging and Health aims to establish a critical mass of cutting-edge, multidisciplinary science designed to optimize health in aging and to provide the necessary expertise and infrastructure for the sustainable conduct of such research and its translation into improving the health of older adults. It also serves as a training ground for the next generation of researchers on aging. For more information, call 410-955-0491 or email [email protected].
Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine
Many older adults have chronic medical conditions -- such as arthritis, heart failure, dementia, or other illnesses -- that make it difficult or impossible for them to go to their doctors’ offices. Through Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine (JHOME), located in Baltimore, Maryland, physicians and other health care professionals visit participants at home. For more information, please call 410-550-0931.
Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center
The Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center is a collaborative partnership between the departments of psychiatry, neurology, and geriatric medicine that offers patients comprehensive evaluation and innovative treatment to patients with a range of conditions that affect cognition and memory, including:
- Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
- Braumatic brain injury
- Brain vascular disease
Metabolic Bone Center
The Johns Hopkins Metabolic Bone Center focuses on services designed to prevent, diagnose, and treat many kinds of bone diseases. For older adults, the clinic provides osteoporosis evaluations, which includes a bone scan, counseling, and discussion of possible treatments. Primary care providers typically refer patients. Most insurance plans are accepted.
To schedule an appointment at the Metabolic Bone Center, please call 410-550-BONE (2663) or e-mail [email protected]. Referrals are preferred and may be faxed to 410-550-3062. Medical records may be faxed to 410-550-6864.
Individualized Care Program (ElderPlus PACE Program)
Hopkins ElderPlus, also called PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), is a voluntary health program designed to provide and coordinate all needed preventive, primary, acute, and long-term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community.
For more information, call 410-550-8093 or 410-550-7047.
Specialty Hospital Programs
Located in the John R. Burton Pavilion, on the campus of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the Specialty Hospital Programs offer a range of continuing care services to the community. The facility, which is accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, provides ventilator/respiratory care, inpatient rehabilitation, complex medical care, specialized wound therapy, and palliative care.
For more information, call 410-550-7642 or, for TTY, 410-550-5941.