Archive: February 2012

International Aging

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology dean Gerald C. Davison, PhD and assistant clinical professor Aaron Hagedorn, PhD, were among the international experts chosen to pen a chapter for the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing Society’s newest publication, Global Population Ageing: Peril or

The Memory of Movies

Whispers come from the hallway as Margaret Thatcher’s assistants speak about her deteriorating mental condition. As she peeks through a crack in the door, Thatcher eavesdrops and occasionally speaks with her husband, who is eating his breakfast. While she seems to be in fine mental

Spotlight on Safety

Marilyn Faber wrote the part of a lifetime for herself and four other actors—literally. Commissioned to write, direct and star in The Falling Monologues by The Fall Prevention Coalition-Los Angeles (FPC-LA), coordinated by USC’s own Fall Prevention Center of Excellence (FPCE), Faber created an innovative production that

Better Than Chocolate

Funny how a little red slip of paper, sprinkled with glitter, can make someone cry. The 175 residents of the Alexandria Care Center received a Valentine’s Day surprise when the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology’s Student Gerontology Association (SGA) and the USC Panhellenic Council