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UC Irvine geriatrician named Orange County Physician of the Year

UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Lisa M. Gibbs is named Orange County's 2017 Physician of the Year.
May 30, 2017
Orange, Calif. — The Orange County Medical Association has named UC Irvine Health geriatrician Lisa M. Gibbs, MD, its 2017 Physician of the...

Longtime donors support geriatric medicine training

Laura and Joe Alfieri, longtime UC Irvine donors, have established a fellowship fund in geriatric medicine for the UC Irvine Health SeniorHealth Center.
January 20, 2017
Laura and Joe Alfieri, who are longtime UC Irvine supporters and grateful patients of the UC Irvine Health SeniorHealth Center, fund an endowment...

UC Irvine personalized ratings app may improve patient’s choice of nursing home

April 04, 2016
A new app developed at UC Irvine, called Nursing Home Compare Plus, enables patients to rank the importance of each performance measure according...

Live stream colonoscopy

March 30, 2016
Colonoscopies are important in detecting and preventing colorectal cancer. To raise awareness about colonoscopy and demystify the procedure, two of...

Developing end-of-life option policies

Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, medical director, UC Irvine Health Medical Ethics Program
March 29, 2016
IN THE NEWS: California hospitals and healthcare providers are developing policies for the End of Life Option Act, which takes effect June 9. One...

Family members can advocate for relatives in nursing homes

February 29, 2016
IN THE NEWS: Family members can be advocates for relatives receiving therapy in nursing homes, says Dr. Lisa Gibbs, chief of the UC Irvine Health...

Holidays a time for celebration with older relatives, friends and to recognize their needs

November 16, 2015
Time spent celebrating the holidays with older relatives and friends is ideal for spotting signs of poor health, memory problems, financial...

Grant to fund training for geriatric healthcare workers

September 28, 2015
The UC Irvine Health Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology received a three-year, $2.5-million grant to help train the next generation...

UC Irvine Health receives grant to help improve healthcare for older adults

August 20, 2015
UC Irvine Health Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology has received a three-year $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health...

Living to age 90 and beyond

Living beyond age 90
January 05, 2015
What allows people to live 90 and beyond? Believe it or not, drinking the occasional cup of coffee or glass of wine may be one of the ways to...