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Archive: February 2018

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better (Time)

Time quoted USC Leonard Davis Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving on why cities can help promote longer life. “We all long to bump into each other,” said Irving, who is the chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. “The ranges of

New USC program provides support to elderly (Daily Trojan)

Daily Trojan reported that the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and the nonprofit Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s launched YouthCare on Tuesday, in an effort to provide resources to patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. “YouthCare is an accessible way for students to interact one-on-one with older

Why Rural Brits Outlive Rural Americans (The Atlantic’s CityLab)

The Atlantic’s “CityLab” cited research by Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School, Jiu-Chiuan Chen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Constantinos Sioutas of the USC Viterbi School about the possible impact of pollution exposure on the development of dementia, especially

PhD student explores minority health disparities (Daily Trojan)

Daily Trojan profiled Catherine Pérez, a Ph.D. candidate studying gerontology at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, who is researching health disparities with regard to different social determinants. “I started to see there are these really vast differences in health outcomes,” Pérez said. “I became very