20 minutes | Feb 22, 2019

How Health and Social Care Organizations Work Together

What happens when a bus company teams up with a senior center offering health promotion classes? Older people who want to attend are able arrive on time. On this episode of The Dose, host Shanoor Seervai talks to Amanda Brewster, a health policy professor at the University of California, Berkeley, about how health care organizations can work with groups providing social services to get older people the care they need. While most conversations about health care focus on medical issues, Brewster’s work is part of a growing body of research showing that social factors – like food, housing, and transport – can have a big impact on our health.

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