An imbalance in social support—whether someone provides more support than they receive or vice versa—is associated with worse psychological health, according to a study led by Gerontology PhD candidate Diana Wang.
Archive: April 2017
STAT featured a program by the USC Leonard Davis School and Kingsley Manor – a Hollywood area retirement home – that allows select gerontology students to benefit from free rent and food in exchange for living at the Manor.
Journalist Peter Bowes interviewed USC Leonard Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving for his Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) Podcast. In the interview, Irving explains why he considers aging, along with climate change, to be the “great challenge of the 21st century”. He
University Professor and AARP Professor in Gerontology Eileen Crimmins, elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2016, will be introduced to her colleagues in the Academy and sign the Registry of Membership on Saturday, April 29, with the ceremony streaming live beginning at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern.
Annual symposium on aging research hosted by the USC Davis School showcases how physical and social environments impact aging in Los Angeles and beyond.
SGA’s Research Forum recognized for contributions to campus life by the USC Campus Activities department.
Research shows that where we live affects how we age, including age-related diseases and overall well-being. On Wednesday, April 19, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will host a series of discussions about the intersection of aging and the environment for its annual symposium,
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the benefits of a “fasting mimicking diet” on the body’s response to diseases.
Journalist Peter Bowes interviewed Caroline Cicero for an episode of his Live Well and Master Aging podcast featuring a program where senior citizen reenact iconic scenes from famous movies. Dr.Cicero explained why this could promote longevity by focussing on aspects of life such as socialization,
On National Health Care Decisions Day April 16, take the opportunity to talk to family members about discuss living wills and end-of-life preferences in a comfortable, loving setting, says Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos.