Larissa Stepanians MS '01, chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, says she wakes up every day “with this feeling that I’m going to make a difference.”
Archive: February 2020
Volunteer opportunity provides senior living residents with manicures, makeovers, and companionship and inspires a gerontology student to do more.
Business Insider featured a quote from Instructional Associate Professor Caroline Cicero on how intergenerational housing can bring people from different generations together. “The social benefits of shared housing between generations include reduced isolation and assistance with basic daily activities. However, the financial benefits are of
Insider quoted Caroline Cicero of the USC Leonard Davis School on young adults living with older adults in retirement communities. The story also mentioned USC’s relationship with the Kingsley Manor senior living community, where students have lived with older residents since 1986.
Consumer Reports quoted Cary Kreutzer of the USC Leonard Davis School on how to prepare quick, healthy meals. “Whole foods that are fresh or even frozen can be quickly assembled and heated,” Kreutzer says.
Los Angeles Times quoted Valter Longo and Cary Kreutzer of the USC Leonard Davis School on the detriments of dry fasting.
Healthline mentioned Professor Valter Longo and his research on fasting in an article about the health claims made by Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix series “The Goop Lab”.
Los Angeles Daily News quoted Pinchas Cohen of the USC Leonard Davis School on advancing the science around healthy aging.
Large amounts of data are powering new discoveries and transforming the field of gerontology — including the tools students need in the 21st century.