Chinese Dementia Research Education Symposium

The Chinese Dementia Research Education Symposium hosted by the UCSF Memory and Aging Center was held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium. Over 130 people (research participants and their loved ones, community providers, UCSF faculty/professionals & the general public) attended this informative bilingual event. This program was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number UB4HP19046, Geriatric Education Centers.  Read more

Q&A from 2015 Research Education Event

On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the UCSF Memory and Aging Center hosted our annual Research Education Event. After a series of presentations and a lively Q&A, there were still some unanswered questions. We tried to address them here for you, but please feel free to post more questions in the comments, if we didn’t quite answer it for you.

Videos of the talks will be posted on our YouTube channel shortly.

We hope you find these answers helpful.

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MAC Developing Proactive Program for Dementia Care

New Care Ecosystem aims to provide personalized help for caregivers and patients

An ecosystem is a biological term that describes a community of living organisms interacting with their environment. UCSF’s new Care Ecosystem aims to improve the health care management of our patient population using a similar system. The Care Ecosystem will help patients with dementia and their caregiving families navigate through stages of illness together with coordinated support from a team of providers. Read more