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 on the most actionable research, care models, and training programs for 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

The Invisible Homebound: Setting Quality-Of-Care Standards for Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care

The National Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care Network, created by Christine Ritchie, MD with Dr. Bruce Leff from Johns Hopkins

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Dr. Williams receives UC President’s Research Catalyst Award

Brie Williams, MD has received a University of California President’s Research Catalyst Award that will fund $300,000 for her project

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Training Police Officers How to Assess Older Adults

Tideswell’s Community Aging Health Project and geriatrics trainings for police officers were highlighted recently in a SF Gate article, S.F. officers get training

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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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