The coronavirus pandemic and the threat of serious illness should encourage conversation about care preferences and end-of-life wishes, says Associate Professor Susan Enguídanos.
Category: Aging is Happening
The coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges to senior care, but with some planning and determination, the risk can be mitigated, according to experts from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
Volunteer opportunity provides senior living residents with manicures, makeovers, and companionship and inspires a gerontology student to do more.
Large amounts of data are powering new discoveries and transforming the field of gerontology — including the tools students need in the 21st century.
Individuals, businesses, and the media should recognize the power of older adults, says Paul Irving, chair of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and USC Leonard Davis distinguished scholar in residence.
Three USC Leonard Davis alumni discuss upcoming trends and challenges for their communities and the senior living industry.
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.
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.