Over half of the people living with HIV in the USA are older adults, which brings a new set of challenges to fighting AIDS, says Paul Nash.
Archive: November 2020
More important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, USC experts teach students how to design and operate senior living facilities that promote public health.
Los Angeles Times featured the USC Family Caregiver Support Center's local partnership with the First African Methodist Episcopal Church to support Black caregivers. "[The church] serves as that trusted middleman," said Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School, who runs the center.
Dr. Kerry Burnight says a degree in gerontology can apply to any career because aging is living. Learn how her doctorate from the USC Leonard Davis School led to a variety of rewarding positions in academic, non-profit and technology sectors.
Even small gestures like sharing recipes or making cards can help combat COVID-19-related loneliness and isolation over the holidays.
Amid challenges posed by COVID-19, recent national attention on the needs of caregivers is long overdue, says Donna Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center.
"Project Reveal: Celebrating the Caregiver in You" will discuss issues facing caregivers and focus on how family caregivers can celebrate themselves by taking time for respite activities.
The Times quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how too much bread in Italian diets is contributing to childhood obesity.
Two USC studies on diet and sperm quality in C. elegans illustrate how changes in the tiny worms could lay the groundwork for further research in humans.
NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured research by Jung Ki Kim and Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on pandemic fatigue among people of all ages. “It is concerning that people increased risky social behaviors over time, particularly older people, who could