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How can criminal justice systems from police to probation address the medical and social needs of elderly prisoners?

March 10, 2015

Cyrus Ahalt, MPP and Brie Williams, MD, MS published an invited blog entry for the London-based Penal Reform International’s expert

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Community Aging Health Project Trainings at Riker’s Island and in Hawaii

February 19, 2015

The Community Aging Health Project (CAHP), directed by Dr. Brie Williams, and supported by the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation and Tideswell

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2014-2015 Design Challenge Finalists

February 10, 2015

Eight finalists for the 2014 – 2015 Design Challenge to “Enable Personal Mobility across the Lifespan” have been announced! Tideswell

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

January 8, 2015

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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Training Police Officers How to Assess Older Adults

December 4, 2014

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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Financial Elder Exploitation Panel Discussion

October 23, 2014

Tideswell at UCSF and the Institute on Aging hosted a panel discussion on financial elder exploitation for older adults and

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Measuring the Quality of Palliative Care

October 13, 2014

There is a growing focus, nationally, on measuring the quality of palliative and end-of-life care.  In an article published in Medical Ethics

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UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign in the School of Medicine

September 23, 2014

  UCSF School of Medicine’s new Bridges Curriculum redesign is transforming medical education to better prepare the 21st Century Physician

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Tideswell By the Numbers

September 3, 2014

75% of Medicare beneficiaries have 2 or more chronic medical conditions 4 million seniors living in the U.S. are homebound

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Tips for Choosing Care for an Aging or Ailing Family Member

May 4, 2014

Hiring an in-home caregiver or home health aide may be a more amenable and less expensive solution for older adults

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Diagnosing Dementia Early

May 2, 2014

“To diagnose [dementia] early is to give people a chance to be a part of planning for the future in

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Williams’ Health Affairs article

March 19, 2014

How Health Care Reform Can Transform The Health Of Criminal Justice–Involved Individuals Rich JD, Chandler R, Williams BA, Dumont D,

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My Older Clients Fall Through Every Crack in the System

“My Older Clients Fall Through Every Crack in the System”: Geriatrics Knowledge of Legal Professionals Tacara Soones, MD, MPH, Cyrus Ahalt,

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Dr. Anna Chodos Wins Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award

July 17, 2013

Bechtel Research Fellow Dr. Anna Chodos won The Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award for her extraordinary vision, dedication, collegiality,

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Transforming Primary Care Training—Patient-Centered Medical Home Entrustable Professional Activities for Internal Medicine Residents

July 16, 2013

Transforming Primary Care Training—Patient-Centered Medical Home Entrustable Professional Activities for Internal Medicine Residents Chang A, Bowen JL, Buranosky RA, Frankel RM, Ghosh N, Rosenblum

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Watch Dr. Aronson’s Lecture on “Advocating for the Elderly”

If you missed Dr. Louise Aronson’s lecture, “Advocating for the Elderly: Telling Stories to Improve Health and Healthcare,” watch the

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Dr. Rebecca Brown Wins AGS Awards

May 16, 2013

Bechtel Fellow Dr. Rebecca Brown received a New Investigator Award at the 2013 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting.  She

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Dr. Christine Ritchie – Forbes Meeting of the Minds highlight

March 28, 2013

Program for the Aging Century Director Dr. Christine Ritchie was highlighted in the Forbes article, “Recipe for Relevance: Blend Digital

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Dr. Brie Williams Economist Article

Associate Director of the Program for the Aging Century Dr. Brie Williams was quoted in an article in The Economist

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Watch Dr. Jack Rowe’s lecture on “Myths and Realities of an Aging Society”

March 5, 2013

If you missed Dr. Jack Rowe’s lecture on health policy, “Myths and Realities of an Aging Society,” watch the video here.

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Bechtel Fellow Rebecca Brown to Give Oral Presentation at AGS

February 8, 2013

Bechtel Research Fellow Dr. Rebecca Brown has been selected to give an oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of

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Hands on the Hood, Grandpa: Assessing the Need for Geriatrics Health Training among Police

Hands on the Hood, Grandpa: Assessing the Need for Geriatrics Health Training among Police Grapevine, TX: May 3-5, 2013 Rebecca

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Watch Dr. Carla Perissinotto’s lecture on Loneliness in Older Adults

February 5, 2013

If you missed Dr. Carla Perissinotto’s lecture, “Examining Loneliness in Older Adults: Too much hype or a true medical concern,”

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Rebecca Sudore PREPARE press

January 11, 2013

Dr. Rebecca Sudore’s advanced care planning website PREPARE, which is one of the Program for the Aging Century’s highlighted projects, is

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Meredith Greene award

November 21, 2012

Dr. Meredith Greene, a Program for the Aging Century research fellow with the Division of Geriatrics, recently won an award

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Health Affairs article, Barnes & Landefeld

Dr. Deborah Barnes and Dr. Seth Landefeld published an article in a special issue of Health Affairs demonstrating that caring

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KGO story on ACE units

KGO Evening News posted a story on the ACE units study.Listen (below) or read the transcript on KGO News.

Chodos KQED perspectives

Anna Chodos, MD, MPH, was recently featured on KQED Perspectives discussing how a fall for seniors is more serious than

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Memory Changes and Aging: Myths and Realities

October 5, 2012

Memory Changes and Aging: Myths and Realities San Francisco, CA: September 29, 2012 Carla Perissinotto, MD160th Anniversary Bay Area Walk-A-Thon

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Characteristics of US emergency department visits by older homeless adults: results from a nationally representative survey

September 28, 2012

Characteristics of US emergency department visits by older homeless adults: results from a nationally representative survey Brown RT, Steinman MA.

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