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The Boomer’s Guide to Growing Older

Baby boomers are facing ever-increasing challenges, as they grapple with their own health issues while at the same time caring for their aging parents and sometimes even their own spouses. We’ll talk to experts to discover how boomers can manage these varied responsibilities while still maintaining their own physical and mental health, including resources and organizations designed to help.

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Pearls of Wisdom for Aging Well
Pearls of Wisdom for Aging Well

Ten Insights From the UC Davis Healthy Aging Education Program

By 2030, older Americans are expected to represent 21 percent of the U.S. population.

So how then to age well? Like so many things, it’s a process that’s part science, part art.

For example: as we age, we tend to lose taste buds for saltiness. So it becomes easy to underestimate a food’s sodium content – and more important to read the label to help stay within your health goals. Read More>

For more tips from UC Davis Health's Mini Medical School – an acclaimed educational program to teach the marvels of healthy aging – visit the UC Davis Medical Center website.  

RSS UC Davis Health Upcoming Events

  • Birthing Suite Tour
    Pavilion lobby in Main Hospital Sunday, March 18, 2018, 4 – 5pm Expecting patients may obtain information and visit the birthing suites. Tours are given by a nurse each Sunday at 4 p.m. No registration required. Meet in the Pavilion lobby near the information desk. Location of Event: UC Davis Health (Sacramento) Cost: Free Event Type: Tours Presented by: Obstetrics and […]
  • Biostatistics Office Hours
    www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu… Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 12 – 1:30pm Researchers often have questions about statistics in designing a study or analyzing data. Some statistical questions can be easily answered in a short conversation with a knowledgeable statistician. In order to efficiently and effectively meet the statistical needs of clinical and translational investigators at UC Davis, the CTSC - […]
  • Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, & the Politics of American Firearms
    Education Building, 4610 X St., Sacramento Thursday, March 22, 2018, 5 – 6:30pm Join Jonathan Metzl for his presentation on the four assumptions that frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States that: mental illness causes gun violence, psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, […]
  • 'Disparities in women's health' topic of Science Cafe
    Old Soul @ Forty Acres, 3434 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95817 Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6 – 8pm A science café is a casual conversation with scientists to engage the general public in a discussion about research, current events or any aspect of science. All are welcome: Join the conversation! Click here for the flyer Location of Event: Sacramento […]