To mark the United Nations-created holiday, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology led campus-wide events raising awareness of the opportunities and challenges related to our aging society.
Category: Aging is Happening
During National Suicide Prevention Week, Professor Elizabeth Zelinski discusses the need for better mental health supports for older adults.
Study of the locus coeruleus – the “blue spot” – has helped researchers know more about learning, memory and Alzheimer’s disease, says Professor Mara Mather.
Researchers have found that, even when quickly processing a series of images, older adults prioritize positive information.
USC economist Dana Goldman wants to improve health and aging by promoting prevention.
USC Leonard Davis School Dean Pinchas Cohen addresses key audience in Tokyo.
Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine and Professor of Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Gerontology, is shaping how elder abuse is addressed in medical schools, clinics and the national conversation.
Professor Christian Pike’s research on sex differences in Alzheimer’s disease could help inform how we might one day prevent and treat it.
Nutrigenomics — the nexus of nutrition, genetics and genomics — is still in its infancy, but USC Leonard Davis faculty member Cary Kreutzer sees vast potential in its ability to help people take control of their health.
University Professor Caleb Finch is helping us understand the relationships between aging, our genes and our environment through his studies of ancient mummies and premodern societies.