From Wendy Max, Co-Director, UCSF Institute of Health and Aging
A simple, inexpensive method for preventing type 2 diabetes that relies on calling people and educating them on the sort of lifestyle changes they could make to avoid developing the disease has proven effective in a study conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the City of Berkeley Department of Public Health.
After a lifetime of lower wages and time out of the labor market for caregiving, women typically receive less from Social Security than men, with millions of widows and women of color falling into poverty in old age.
Now, in a significant new report led by a UCSF social scientist, a team of leading advocates for women and senior citizens seeks to correct the inequities through sweeping proposals to reform the nation’s financial safety net for senior citizens.
Nursing student Brandie Hollinger is among hundreds of students, across all professional schools, who attended new student orientation with the Chancellor and all Deans. See the video and join in their introductions.