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$11.8 Million in Support from Gary and Mary West to Launch Geriatric Emergency Department

May 2, 2016

…to create a state-of-the-art senior emergency care unit to be housed within the Emergency Department at the future Jacobs Medical Center. The Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit will enhance care for older adults and enable a multi-year medical research initiative in partnership with the West Health Institute…

Survey: Nearly 60 Percent of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving

April 21, 2017

With April designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness month, a team of researchers at the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has released survey results describing the habits of senior drivers in California.

UC San Diego Health Part of National Initiative to Improve Senior Patient Care

December 2, 2019

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for implementation of evidence-based interventions designed to improve care for older adults.

UC San Diego to Host Its First National Think Tank on Aging Issues Nov. 14-16

November 13, 2014

…Will we get the medicines and treatments we need? Can we afford them? But other questions are no less compelling: Where will older Americans live? How will technology change their lives? What social roles will they play? “Aging happens slowly and it’s easy to postpone addressing these questions because it’s…

Seniors from Across Campus Reunite, Reminisce at All Campus Graduation Celebration

June 19, 2014

Seniors from Across Campus Reunite, Reminisce at All Campus Graduation Celebration Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Nearly a thousand graduating seniors from all six colleges gathered on RIMAC Field Friday night for the 7th Annual All Campus Graduation Celebration. The event offered students a time to relax, reunite…

How Cells “Read” Artificial Ingredients Tossed into Genetic Recipe

June 17, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers discovered that the enzyme RNA polymerase II recognizes and transcribes artificially added base pairs in genetic code, a new insight that could help advance the development of new vaccines and medicines.

UC San Diego Health Opens California’s First Accredited Senior Emergency Care Unit

January 10, 2019

UC San Diego Health opens a state-of-the-art unit to treat seniors requiring emergency health care. The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla is the first in California to treat qualifying patients over the age of 65 in a dedicated emergency care space.

Physical and Mental Health of Seniors Linked to Optimism, Wisdom and Loneliness

May 8, 2019

In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income and sleep quality, impact the physical and mental functioning of older persons.

Getting Forgetful With Age? Clinical Trial to Test Ways to Combat Mental Decline

December 15, 2015

…Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis have launched a major clinical trial to investigate whether mental decline in seniors can be slowed or halted through exercise and other health-related interventions.

Complex Health Issues of Aging Patients Not Solved in a Senior Moment

January 7, 2016

…Not Solved in a Senior Moment Program teaches medical professionals how to address obstacles to care, such as isolation and homelessness Photo by vuk8691/iStock Photo Reams of medical books and guidelines exist on how to manage a patient’s diabetes, but much of that goes out the window when your patient…

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