The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrates its largest class to date as well as the first graduates from two pioneering programs.
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Already a celebrated young researcher, Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto is the first to graduate from the school’s pioneering PhD program.
New USC Davis faculty member and 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow Reginald Tucker-Seeley looks beyond simple income measures to find out how individuals’ finance-related feelings and behaviors affect disparities in physical and mental health.
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.
“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.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology mourns the loss of Richard King, a member of the Board of Councilors.
The Silicon Valley celebrity, who lost most of her vision five years ago, develops goods for an aging population.
Brighten Award winner David Markovich shares the personal story behind his innovative idea.
Trojan defensive lineman tackles an issue close to his heart: helping people age with dignity.