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TidesWell at UCSF focuses on one of the greatest needs in healthcare today – improving the quality of care for older adults at home with multiple illnesses and functional limitations. By focusing the most actionable research, care models, and training programs of our aging population, we will make a disproportionate and positive impact on the cost and quality of healthcare.

How do you interact with older adults with needs?

As a healthcare provider

Physicians, trainees, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals

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In my business or workplace

Criminal justice and law enforcement professionals, banking and legal professionals

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As a Caregiver

Family members, friends, neighbors, and loved ones

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News & Announcements

Lead Tidal Change in Aging: Scale Up for Our Future

Now accepting applicants until June 30! Tideswell, The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP)...

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Monitoring Mom and Dad

Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, Director of Tideswell, was quoted in the recent article “Monitoring Mom and Dad – Children use

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More Seniors, Fewer Geriatricians: Shifting Demographics Pose Challenges for Medical Education

With geriatrics already one of medicine’s underrepresented subspecialties, the coming demographic shift poses enormous challenges for the future of medical

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Deb Barnes to Give Keynote at Alzheimer’s Association Retreat

On Thursday, May 14th Deb Barnes, Senior Investigator of Tideswell at UCSF, will deliver the Opening Keynote on PLIE: Preventing Loss

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Why it Matters?


of Medicare beneficiaries have 2 or more chronic medical conditions

4 million

seniors living in the U.S. are homebound

44 million

family caregivers in the U.S. provide care for an adult over age 50

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