Changes to a brain network as we age may mean older adults have greater difficulty ignoring distractions while under stress, compared to younger adults.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the achievements of its largest graduating class ever during the school’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 11 in Tutor Hall on the USC campus.
USC Professors Kelvin J. A. Davies and Enrique Cadenas have been named officers of France’s National Order of Merit — a prestigious award and honor bestowed by the President of France (Grand Master of the Order).
A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney.
Recently partnered with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Youthcare offers affordable respite care for unpaid family caregivers caring for someone with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
USC is the first university in California to endorse the 10 principles of the international Age-Friendly University Initiative, which highlights how higher education can respond to the challenges and opportunities of an aging population.
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.
Online Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity student Amanda Maddalena serves patients and provides education to colleagues at the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Florida.
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.