Archive: March 2017

‘Pre-Hospice’ helps more stay at home near end of life (KPCC)

KPCC-FM (in a Kaiser Health News story) highlighted research by Susan Enguídanos of the USC Leonard Davis School on the positive impact palliative care can have on reducing the number of hospitalizations for older adults. The story noted Enguídanos recently received a $5 million grant

How One Student is Bringing Gerontology Home

“With older clients it is important to make sure that changes are not more disruptive than they need to be,” said USC Davis School student Leon Watts. “You want to make sure to maintain the familiar and sentimental things that bring them comfort.”

How Boomers Will Transform Senior Living

The Senior Living Executive Course addressed how residential communities must meet the unique needs of the aging baby boom generation, which include an increasing demand for exercise classes, specialty-food bistros, and multi-family housing options.