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Category: Aging is Happening
Changes to a brain network as we age may mean older adults have greater difficulty ignoring distractions while under stress, compared to younger adults.
Moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach is critical for addressing health and social disparities in aging and age-related disease, say USC experts.
USC Leonard Davis School study concludes that consumers searching for a nursing home should consider the ratings from Yelp and government sites such as Nursing Home Compare to get a complete picture of a home’s quality and care.
Related study shows the importance of discovering how to delay the onset of dementia; otherwise, more people will end up living longer with the debilitating condition.
"Quiet Heroes - Over Eighty," a new exhibit in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology's Sophie Davis Gallery by photographer and USC alumnus Barry Shaffer, provides universal life lessons from older Los Angeles immigrants and people of color.
A robust economy, increased life expectancy, and changing consumer demands are spurring new trends in how and where adults will live as they age, according to experts.
Examination of 20-year trends shows risk factors, and gender and age differences, decreasing among adults over 50. Researchers say medications play a major role.
With help from the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, a community leader spearheads a support group for caregivers at First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles.
Study reveals some good news, especially for men, say USC and Yale researchers.