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Tom Petty and Your End-of-Life Wishes

What you and your family can learn from the rock legend’s death.

7 Things Pediatrics Can Teach Us About Aging Well

Older adults can benefit from following the advice we give to kids, says USC Davis School Professor Edward Schneider.

Cities Must Tackle Longevity Inequality

Cities can take concrete steps to address disparities in how safely and healthfully its residents age, writes USC Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chair Paul Irving in a column for Forbes/Next Avenue.

What Moms Really Need This Mother’s Day

Ensuring that every mother has the five types of social support that she needs to flourish makes every day Mother’s Day, says Assistant Professor Cleopatra Abdou.

Is It Time to Put the Brakes on Older Drivers?

When it comes to older drivers, a closer look at current practices and emerging options provides guidance, as well as a glimpse of a future that can focus on ensuring public safety while allowing older adults as much independence as possible.