Los Angeles Times quoted Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on how comorbidities may be impacting the coronavirus death toll. “What we think is there is some combination of COVID deaths that are not declared COVID deaths and other deaths that are due
Archive: April 2020
The Sacramento Bee quoted Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on residents of long-term care facilities suffering from increased loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The residents may suffer psychological harm; they may feel isolated; they may not understand what’s happening,” Ailshire said.
Associate Professor John Walsh shares the tips he’s learned over the years that can help even novice instructors improve their teaching both online and off.
Games like crossword puzzles and sudoku are often practiced to keep brains flexing, but in the face of cognitive decline, physical strength training could also help maintain or improve cognition.
How the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology helped three graduates explore the gerontology field and forge unique careers in aging and health.
An accomplished scientist and award-winning mentor, Sean Curran helps students embrace surprises and the discoveries they can yield.
Teal Eich, assistant professor of gerontology, is a cognitive neuroscientist who explores age-related changes in brain function.
On a trip to Washington, D.C., a group of USC Leonard Davis School students met actor Seth Rogen playing a more serious role: Alzheimer’s activist.
Katy Fike MSG ’06, PhD ’09, says her time at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology was transformative: “It just opened my eyes, page after page, class after class. I felt there was so much I wanted to know, so I decided to stay for the PhD.”
For many Americans, the extension or end of social distancing measures may mean the start of another challenging chapter, says Assistant Professor Reggie Tucker-Seeley.