Students traveled to Nicoya, Costa Rica to understand why Costa Rica has one of the longest-lived populations in the world.
Indonesian physician, Janice Emmanuella, loves caring for older adults. She’s pursuing a MA in Medical Gerontology and her U.S. medical license.
The Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education Administrative Leadership Honor recognizes extraordinary efforts in advancing gerontology education.
Baby boomers expect amenities in their senior care environments. USC Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality student and senior living executive Mariele Soriano is embracing this reality.
Inspired by a popular class, Paths to Leadership in the Senior Living Industry, edited by Edward Schneider and Matthew Lifschultz MAASM ’18, collects the wisdom of top senior living leaders.
As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
Jennifer Nykyforchyn isn’t ready to retire. She’s using her tech experience and USC training to fashion a second career in gerontology, where age is an asset.
Beginning in the fall of 2021, these innovative programs, offered both online and on campus, will provide students with a flexible approach to gaining expertise for in-demand careers in areas of food service management, dietetics, and nutrition across the lifespan.
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.