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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.

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

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Family members, friends, neighbors, and loved ones

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News & Announcements

Evidence-Based Compassionate Release Policies for Seriously Ill Prisoners

Brie Williams and Cyrus Ahalt of Tideswell’s Criminal Justice Aging Project write about compassionate release policies for prisoners in a

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Tideswell’s Brie Williams and Her Work With Older Prisoners is Featured

Dr. Brie Williams is interviewed about her work lobbying for compassionate release programs for non-threatening older or sick prisoners.  She calls

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Portola & Excelsior Family Connections: Pedestrian Safety Project

Family Connections, with support from Tideswell at UCSF, created a video to demonstrate pedestrian safety methods. The video aims to improve

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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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