Jul 072014
 
Dean Pinchas Cohen featured in book review for his contribution to "The Upside of Aging."

Paul Irving’s book, “The Upside of Aging: How Long Life Is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose,” highlights a collection of essays that expand on the issue of taking a more progressive approach to aging. Dean Cohen’s chapter focuses on the reality that each individual ages differently and therefore has their unique needs as they grow older to maintain their health. [Continue Reading...}

Jun 092014
 
 Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Preparing Investments for the Future and the Longevity Risk

What is the Longevity risk? With people living longer the aging population plays a large role in the consumer industry which will be greatly affected when the population inevitably falls. Merrily Lynch is trying to bring this consumer spending towards more research for diseases affecting the elderly as well as financial institutions that assist the elderly to lessen the blow when the population demography changes. [Continue Reading...}

Jun 052014
 
Merrill Lynch Study Finds 72 Percent of People Over the Age of 50 Want to Work in Retirement

A new study from Merrill Lynch finds that pre-retirees would prefer to work during their retirement years. It seems that aside from pensions being lost and financial need after retirement, the idea of being stuck doing nothing isn’t alluring. However, retirees would prefer to work in more flexible and fulfilling ways so that they can enjoy their retirement. [Continue Reading...}

Jun 042014
 
Fasting study provides evidence of stem cell regeneration

USC’s doctor Valter Longo along with other esteemed USC researchers stumbled upon the first evidence of a possible natural means of regeneration to organs or systems damaged during chemotherapy. Although the findings are still undergoing duplication and clinical studies, moral is high that we may finally have a suitable dietary protection plan from chemotherapy immunosuppression. [Continue Reading...}

May 162014
 
Graduation 2014

Congratulations Class of 2014! The largest class in the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s history graduated today. Bringing together faculty, staff and students, the graduation program also included the largest number of award presentations by the University to students from the Davis School. “I am amazed by these students,” said Dean Pinchas Cohen who delivered [Continue Reading...]

May 062014
 
Wisdom Research Opportunity

Bob Knight, Ph.D. and his research team at USC’s Davis School of Gerontology are interested in learning more about wisdom and developing a better way to measure wisdom. Below is a link to the Survey. Your participation is voluntary. We expect the full set of questions to take about 60 minutes to complete. Follow the link for more information and contact information. Thank you. [Go to Survey]