On National Health Care Decisions Day April 16, take the opportunity to talk to family members about discuss living wills and end-of-life preferences in a comfortable, loving setting, says Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos.
Category: Aging is Happening
Commonly used cancer drugs known to increase blood sugar appeared to also increase chemotherapy-related cell damage in mice, raising possible risks for cancer patients taking similar drug combinations; fasting or glucose reduction reversed the increase in toxicity.
“With older clients it is important to make sure that changes are not more disruptive than they need to be,” said USC Davis School student Leon Watts. “You want to make sure to maintain the familiar and sentimental things that bring them comfort.”
The Senior Living Executive Course addressed how residential communities must meet the unique needs of the aging baby boom generation, which include an increasing demand for exercise classes, specialty-food bistros, and multi-family housing options.
Periodic cycles of fasting reprogram pancreatic cells and restore insulin production, USC researchers find.
Celebrated scientist David Sinclair delivered this year’s Kesten Memorial Lecture on February 16.
A randomized trial shows cycles of a five-day fasting diet designed by USC Davis Professor Valter Longo safely reduces the risk factors for age-related diseases.
Assistant Professor Andrei Irimia’s goal is to use powerful neuroimaging techniques to uncover how the anatomy and function of the brain changes with injury and age.
USC-led study suggests that tiny, dirty airborne particles known as PM2.5 invade the brain.
The Silicon Valley celebrity, who lost most of her vision five years ago, develops goods for an aging population.