Dor Vador, a program funded by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, aims to encourage understanding and enhance communication between children and the elderly in Los Angeles’ Jewish community.
Archive: May 2018
The Washington Post (in a Kaiser Health News story) highlighted research by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on how long older adults could expect to live with good cognition, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia. The article quoted Jennifer Ailshire of the USC
Real Simple Magazine featured a 2015 study from Valter Longo that found that people who followed a fasting-mimicking diet for five continuous days a month and ate the way they usually did the other 25 days lost a significant amount of visceral fat after three
The Chronicle of Higher Education noted a $20 million donation by Mei-Lee Ney to create the Ney Center for Healthspan Science, a longevity and healthy aging center at the USC Leonard Davis School.
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News recently cited the “Age-Related Positivity Effect,” a term coined by Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School and Laura Carstensen. Their research showed that older people are able to focus on and emphasize positive emotions in their lives and diminish the
The Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition recognizes extraordinary designs for products and spaces that make life easier for everyone, including older or disabled individuals.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy noted two recent gifts to USC, including a $20 million donation by Mei-Lee Ney to create a longevity and healthy aging center at the USC Leonard Davis School.
Changes to a brain network as we age may mean older adults have greater difficulty ignoring distractions while under stress, compared to younger adults.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the achievements of its largest graduating class ever during the school’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 11 in Tutor Hall on the USC campus.
USC Professors Kelvin J. A. Davies and Enrique Cadenas have been named officers of France’s National Order of Merit — a prestigious award and honor bestowed by the President of France (Grand Master of the Order).