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.
Category: Aging is Happening
"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.
From keeping pedestrians safe in Glendale to connecting people to social opportunities in Cudahy, USC students developed interactive tools to help improve quality of life for seniors across the Los Angeles region.
The Healthy Minds Research Volunteer Corps links scientists with potential research participants of varying racial and socioeconomic backgrounds from across the greater Los Angeles area.
USC social work and gerontology faculty member Maria Aranda answers questions to help you succeed at caring for a family member with dementia.
Changes in aging brains could make it harder to know when we’re being cheated, but prevention is possible, says Professor Laura Mosqueda.