The protein MOTS-c may have the potential to stave off frailty and maintain muscle mass, says second-year PhD in Biology of Aging student and Glenn/AFAR Scholarship recipient Joseph Reynolds.
Category: Aging is Happening
Science-fiction sounding therapies are coming but diet and exercise work now, say leading aging experts at the Milken Global Conference.
USC experts, including USC Davis School faculty member Cary Kreutzer, have advice to help students conquer the week ahead -- or any stressful time.
In a pioneering collaboration with the USC Davis School that began in 1984, at least 60 USC Davis students have called Kingsley Manor home, earning room and board in exchange for two days of service each week.
An imbalance in social support—whether someone provides more support than they receive or vice versa—is associated with worse psychological health, according to a study led by Gerontology PhD candidate Diana Wang.
Annual symposium on aging research hosted by the USC Davis School showcases how physical and social environments impact aging in Los Angeles and beyond.
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.
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.