• Merrill Lynch Study: New Freedoms Help Retirees Live in the Best Home of Their Lives
    A new study by Merrill Lynch, the latest in a series exploring new retirement realities, looks at how freedom from work, shifting family dynamics, fewer home-related expenses and unprecedented longevity are empowering retirees to pursue a home that fits their desired lifestyle and changing priorities. [Continue Reading...]
  • Enguidanos Honored for Palliative Care Research—and More is on the Way
    USC Davis Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos will be recognized in February by the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network for her history of groundbreaking research in palliative care; in the meantime, she’s launched a project to develop an innovative palliative care program for Cambia Health Solutions health plan members. [Continue Reading..]
  • USC Davis Study Named One of American Journal of Epidemiology’s Best of 2014
    A study by Assistant Professor Jennifer Ailshire, which examined the impacts of air pollution on cognitive decline in older adults, was named one of the American Journal of Epidemiology’s ten best articles of 2014. [Read more about the award winning study here]
  • Davis School Partners with Merrill Lynch to Improve Retirement Planning for Older Adults
    Merrill Lynch and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology announced on February 5, 2014 a ground-breaking training program designed to help Merrill Lynch financial advisors and retirement specialists better understand and address the evolving needs of the nation’s aging population and their families.
  • Faith and Service
    As a student in the Master of Arts in Gerontology Program at the USC Davis School of Gerontology, Victor Hudson has merged his experience as a clergyman with his passion for gerontology, studying hospice care in order to help ill and older individuals and their families. The entries on Victor Hudson’s résumé are incredibly diverse, [Continue Reading...]
  • USC Davis Alumnus Receives Newly Established UNO Professorship
    Christopher M. Kelly, a 2004 Ph.D. graduate of the USC Davis School of Gerontology and an associate professor in gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, was recently named the Leo Missinne Professor of Gerontology. [Continue Reading...]
  • A Control Knob For Fat?
    A protein that makes other proteins also regulates fat levels in worms, and may do so in humans, according to a study led by Sean Curran, assistant professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology. Like a smart sensor that adjusts the lighting in each room and a home’s overall temperature, a protein that governs [Continue Reading...]

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