In this essay, Paul Irving, chairman of the Center for the Future of Aging at the Milken Institute and distinguished scholar in residence at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology says it’s time to abandon outdated stereotypes about older adults and embrace the potential of this massive, underutilized human
Archive: December 2016
Celebrating holidays together presents a perfect opportunity for family members to discuss living wills and end-of-life preferences in a comfortable, loving setting, says Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos.
If student debt drains the parents’ nest egg, then children later may bear the expense of helping their aging parents, according to researchers from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and University of South Carolina.
An article on the economic opportunities that come with longer life spans also stressed the importance of addressing longevity-related financial challenges. Written by Andy Seig, managing director and head of global wealth & retirement solutions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the story noted that Bank of America
Study provides rare opportunity to impact development and adoption of a health care service as it is starting to spread nationally, say researchers.
By entering personal information into a database, USC gerontology students can find genetic markers for diseases.
Dedication and installation event honors Xu family and their investments in the future of aging.
Next Avenue spoke to USC Leonard Davis School Professor Elizabeth Zelinski about the pros and cons of robotic pets for older adults, especially individuals with memory problems. From the article: Zelinski believes that for the older adult to have a therapeutic benefit, stimulation from the pet
The findings in fruit flies, described in an article authored by USC Davis PhD student Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto, may explain how Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s affect men and women differently.
The New York Times referenced a study by Valter Longo showing negative effects from eating too much protein, including an increased risk of death from cancer.