The Center for Aging and Serious Illness (CASI) at Massachusetts General Hospital aims to improve the well-being of older adults and enhance the lived experience of those with advanced illnesses. CASI aims to do this by creating a pipeline of strong investigators, convening investigators in the conduct of applied clinical studies, and supporting a robust research community.
(1) Conduct research that will engage aging populations in research
(2) Illuminate how to provide effective care for serious illnesses
(3) Augment well-being for older adults and their care partners