CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV featured research by Andrei Irimia that identified less brain atrophy among the indigenous Tsimane people in Bolivia.
Archive: May 2021
A new study shows that the Tsimane people in Bolivia are unique for their healthy brains that age more slowly.
Students serve their local communities and empower older adults via virtual communication.
Giovanna Manson-Hing, a member of the USC Master of Arts in Gerontology class of 2021, shares her experiences and future plans to promote brain health and support caregivers.
Eileen Crimmins named an outstanding mentor for faculty and postdoctoral scholars; Min-Kyoung Rhee receives USC Dornsife general education teaching award.
Ryan Doyloo, a senior graduating from the Human Development and Aging program, shares his experience as an undergraduate student and president of the Student Gerontology Association.
KPCC’s AirTalk interviewed Donna Benton and Dean Pinchas Cohen on policies that could be implemented to assist elderly Americans who want to age at home. “As we live longer, depending on our health… we’re all going to need some form of help,” Benton said.
Gerontology education programs are uniquely suited to address the challenges emphasized by COVID-19 and to anticipate future areas to focus on, write Senior Associate Dean Maria Henke and Dean Pinchas Cohen in a column for LeadingAge California.
Ariana Chen, a senior graduating from the Human Development and Aging program, shares her experience as an undergraduate student and intern at NCEA.