The pandemic kept kids home from school and upended the workplace, placing Americans who care for aging family members under even more pressure.
Category: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
USC researchers say their studies on air pollution and cognitive decline — one involving humans and one with mice — provide evidence that cleaner air may reduce risk for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
The event will be taking place on October 1, 2021 from 4pm-7pm PDT online and in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Auditorium.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology Andrei Irimia discusses the impacts of brain injury in the most recent episode of the Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast.
At the Amos Institute, alumna Amylee Amos shares dietary interventions that aim to slow or potentially reverse neurodegenerative decline.
According to a new study, the Tsimane people in Bolivia appear to have healthier brains that age more slowly.
Using MRIs and machine learning, researchers mapped comparable degenerative changes in gray and white matter of the brain.
USC researchers conduct first-ever study of Abl1 gene’s role in neural stem cell biology and the implications for cognitive decline.
Led by octogenarians Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Bruce Dern, several new movies feature familiar older faces and tackle aging-related topics, from caregiving to living with dementia.