November 16, 2020
Terri Harvath, director for the Family Caregiving Institute at UC Davis Health, gives us a sneak peek into the new healthy aging clinic currently under development in Sacramento.
October 6, 2020
The UC Davis Health Aging Initiative brings new opportunities for collaboration and assessment of congnitive decline in older adults.
UC Davis School of Medicine and UTHealth get nearly $54 million to study the role of white matter lesions in dementia
October 5, 2020
Brain scientists from UC Davis School of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center have been awarded a six-year, $53.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine the role of incidental white matter lesions, or WMLs, in dementia.
September 22, 2020
With a continuing increase of people over the age of 65 coming into the emergency department, UC Davis Health initiates new ways to approach these patients upon arrival, to improve their experiences, streamline the discharge process and eliminate unnecessary hospitalization.
September 21, 2020
An international conference shares strategies and innovative programs for future health professionals to identify caregivers’ preparedness to provide care, as well as training in family-centered communication for the incumbent workforce.
September 18, 2020
Two Sacramento families - Angelo K. and Sofia Tsakopoulos and Chrysanthy and George Demos - donate funds to support an effort to preserve independence and choice for people as they age.
September 1, 2020
UC Davis Health launches a new initiative to provide world class care to older adults through clinical services, research and education.
August 4, 2020
Nancy Lane and Garen Wintemute each have featured commentaries in the Aug. 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Lane discusses a promising treatment for osteoarthritis. Wintemute has a call to action for health professionals to address disparities in society that are causing violence and harming health.
August 3, 2020
In the most comprehensive study of its kind on the effects of the Music & Memory program, researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis found personalized music reduces the amount of medication taken by nursing home residents and lessens their aggressive behaviors.
July 13, 2020
Few groups have faced more stress and confusion facing down COVID-19 than older adults and the people who care for them. Terri Harvath, director of the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, offers guidance and tips.
June 29, 2020
UC Davis Health officials warn to not let your guard down and don’t assume keeping things within the family is safe or free from masking and social distancing guidelines..
January 30, 2020
For the first time in four years, U.S. life expectancy has increased, largely due to a decrease in cancer and drug overdose deaths. UC Davis Health is a leader in preventing and treating both of these causes of death, thanks to leading edge researchers and programs.