Focus on Faculty: Glenn Ostir

Where did you earn degrees and what are your current responsibilities at UGA? I earned degrees in psychology and mathematical statistics from the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba, respectively. I also completed a clinical degree in respiratory therapy from the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Center. I earned my Ph.D. from the …

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Aging in place could save money, benefit health outcomes in public housing for the elderly

Training service coordinators in low-income public housing to better assist aging residents could not only improve community members’ health outcomes but also save the government money in hospital visits, nursing home stays and rehabilitation costs, according to an article by researchers at the University of Georgia published recently in the Journal of Housing for the …

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