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.

Supporting caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month and the holidaysSupporting caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month and the holidays

COVID-19 continues to stress everyone’s day-to-day lives. Now adding to the virus’ toll, the holiday season can bring new challenges. No one is feeling the strain more than older adults — and the people who care for them. Institute Director Terri Harvath provides these holiday tips to help caregivers navigate the holiday season safely.  Read the tips »