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CCA to provide caregiver training in San Bernardino County

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on May 17, 2023
Center for Caregiver Advancement Receives $10 Million Grant to Provide Free Training for Caregivers in San Bernardino County Specialized training includes Alzheimer’s and related dementia care, emergency preparedness

Alzheimer's Disease Program Award Announcement

By California Department of Public Health on June 14, 2022
The California Department of Public Health, Chronic Disease Control Branch, Alzheimer's Disease Program (ADP) is pleased to announce its intent to award seven (7) two-year research grants, totaling $8,730,744. The research categories focus on women, and communities of color, and on populations...

The Emotional Realities of Caregiving

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on June 08, 2022
In his mind, Carlos Corona has two mothers. One is of the past, the mother who was vibrant and energetic and could do everything. The other sits across from him today, unable to recognize her oldest son. “Once in a while, you look out of the corner of your eye, and think, those two pictures don’t...

How to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Aging Society

By Katherine Tam on March 17, 2022
As our multicultural nation ages, the population of older adults over age 65 is projected to become increasingly racially and ethnically diverse.

A Beacon for Fellow Caregivers

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on February 18, 2022
Rodney is part of the Center for Caregiver Advancement’s group of interns who help enroll IHSS providers in CCA’s caregiver training programs. Last year, he participated in CCA’s 10-week IHSS+ Alzheimer’s course, which provides specialized training for caregivers caring for somebody showing signs...

UCSF: Shift to Remote Learning and its Impact

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on February 17, 2022
Research highlights CCA’s transition to virtual training during the pandemic and how caregivers adapted to a a video-based classroom.

Specialized ADRD Training, Year 2 Report

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on November 01, 2021
In 2019, UCSF was awarded a five-year, $3.2 million California Department of Public Health Alzheimer’s Research Award to study the impact of IHSS+ Alzheimer’s training in partnership with the Center for Caregiver Advancement (formerly CLTCEC) and Alameda Alliance for Health (AAH). Under the...

A Second Set of Eyes for the Care Team

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on June 10, 2021
Trained caregivers are pivotal to helping people with Alzheimer’s remain in their homes. Proper training ensures that the caregiver understands the disease and knows strategies on how to provide better care.

Finding Creative Ways to Give Care

By Center for Caregiver Advancement on April 27, 2021
Linda says the most illuminating part of the IHSS+ Alzheimer's caregiver training in Alameda County was the module on how each stage of Alzheimer’s and dementia affects the brain. It inspired her to think creatively with her caregiving.

40 Under 40: Rising Nurse Leaders

By Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam on November 17, 2020
Meet 40 rising nursing leaders from the UCSF School of Nursing who are leading innovative changes and forging new paths to better health for our communities. These faculty, students and alumni, who are age 40 or younger, are already making significant contributions in health care.