Family Caregiving Institute

The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis strives to support the millions of individuals who provide care to aging family members or friends. Through provider and caregiver education, along with research for best practices and methods to assist this invisible workforce, experts elevate the role of these caregivers within the larger health care system. Bold change, such as this demands, lies at the heart of the School of Nursing’s mission to advance health placing individuals, families and communities at the center.

Aging is the 'New Normal'

Terri Harvath, senior director for strategic initiatives and director for the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, pens a column in the January issue of the Gerontology Association of America’s January issue of the newsletter, “Gerontology Today,” calling for continued work toward innovative solutions to provide equitable care for older adults and other vulnerable populations. January marked the start of her term as president of the national association. Read the column»