About the Family Caregiving Institute
The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis strives to support the millions of individuals who provide care to aging family members or friends. Through provider and caregiver education, along with research for best practices and methods to assist this invisible workforce, experts elevate the role of these caregivers within the larger health care system. Bold change, such as this demands, lies at the heart of the School of Nursing’s mission to advance health placing individuals, families and communities at the center.
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Physician, researcher and social scientist Ladson Hinton discusses his work as associate director for research at the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. His career spans two decades focused on caregiving experiences among older adults and their families. Now, Hinton says the institute shines light on the needs of caregivers and how to best support them. He looks to the future when the institute moves its impact to the global level. Read Ladson’s story