Having greater amounts of the peptide humanin is closely correlated with longer lives and better health in both animals and humans, including lower risk for Alzheimer’s.
Category: Aging is Happening
Humanitarian Tyler Evans '02 has responded to disease outbreaks around the globe and is now the chief medical officer overseeing the COVID-19 response for the New York City Department of Emergency Management.
How social media influencers are challenging misconceptions and celebrating real aging online.
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.
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.