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Archive: February 2012

International Aging


USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology dean Gerald C. Davison, PhD and assistant clinical professor Aaron Hagedorn, PhD, were among the international experts chosen to pen a chapter for the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing Society’s newest publication, Global Population Ageing: Peril or

The Memory of Movies


Whispers come from the hallway as Margaret Thatcher’s assistants speak about her deteriorating mental condition. As she peeks through a crack in the door, Thatcher eavesdrops and occasionally speaks with her husband, who is eating his breakfast. While she seems to be in fine mental

Spotlight on Safety


The Part of a Lifetime Marilyn Faber wrote the part of a lifetime for herself and four other actors — literally. The Fall Prevention Coalition-Los Angeles (FPC-LA) commissioned Faber to write, direct and star in The Falling Monologues. With coordination by USC’s Fall Prevention Center of

Better Than Chocolate


Funny how a little red slip of paper, sprinkled with glitter, can make someone cry. The 175 residents of the Alexandria Care Center received a Valentine’s Day surprise. The USC Leonard Davis School’s Student Gerontology Association (SGA) and USC Panhellenic Council showered them with over