Archive: June 2020

Finding Purpose in the Time of the Coronavirus (Next Ave)

Next Ave published an essay by Paul Irving, distinguished scholar in residence at the USC Leonard Davis School, on seven ways to find purpose during the pandemic. "In this moment, as we face physical isolation, financial loss and threatened health, finding purpose may actually save lives," he wrote.

Demographic Trends

In general, most countries are experiencing the highest death rates from COVID-19 at the older ages (e.g., 85+) and for men, say USC Leonard Davis demography experts.

Staying Close, Virtually

Using technological solutions to help people stay connected could improve well-being in some people, says Eileen Crimmins, University Professor and AARP Professor of Gerontology.