Groundbreaking Study Shows Benefits of Intergenerational Volunteer Program
USC Davis Assistant Professor Tara Gruenewald shares data from the Experience Corps, authoring the first-ever large-scale study on how an intergenerational civic engagement program improves older adults’ perceptions of how they help the next generation.
Paul Irving: Financial Gerontology is a Key Part of Ensuring Successful Aging
In a July 22 Huffington Post column, USC Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chairman Paul Irving discusses the importance of promoting financial security among older adults.
AARP California Hosts White House Conference on Aging Watch Party at Davis School
AARP California hosted a watch party and discussion at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology during the 2015 White House Conference on Aging on Monday, July 13. Attendees watched a livestream of conference presentations and discussed issues facing older Americans and their communities.
Merrill Lynch, USC Davis School Team Up to Help Companies Understand Aging’s Impact
During White House Conference on Aging, Bank of America Merrill Lynch introduces groundbreaking initiative developed with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to provide companies with a deeper understanding of the longevity revolution and its impact.
Why Don’t Men Live as Long as Women?
A new USC Davis-led study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind a surge in higher death rates for men versus women during the 20th century.
USC Davis School Researchers Featured in Mother Jones
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology University Professor Caleb Finch, Assistant Professor Jennifer Ailshire, and Ph.D. student Nick Woodward were interviewed for Mother Jones’ July-August 2015 cover story, “Does Pollution Cause Dementia?”, about the possible links between air pollution and degenerative brain diseases.
Diet that Mimics Fasting Appears to Slow Aging, Aid Cell Regeneration
A new study led by Valter Longo, Edna M. Jones professor of biogerontology at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and director of the USC Longevity Institute, demonstrates the benefits of a periodic fasting-like diet in yeast, mice, and humans.