2013 Nominees Section
Position: Clinical Social Worker
Organization: University of California
Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Geraldine Date, MSG, MSW
Gerontologist, Clinical Social Worker
Geraldine Date is part of UC Irvine SeniorHealth Center’s interdisciplinary team. As a clinical social worker, she provides patients and their families with psycho-social help and education for long term care issues. Geraldine also provides psychotherapy and supportive counseling to patients and coordinates the Health Assessment Program for Seniors (HAPS) consultation clinic.
What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
She took care of my mother while she recovered from hip surgery.
She was unique because she came by after hours to make sure my mom was doing ok.
She is easy to talk to, very caring and seemed to work nicely with older people.