Often confused with hospice, palliative care has a champion in USC gerontologist Susan Enguídanos, who has dedicated herself to expanding access to this beneficial resource.
The National Council on Aging partnered with the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to develop a series of resources that feature home modification and home safety programs, assessment tools, and funding sources for families and professionals.
To celebrate Black History Month and National Caregivers Day, Donna Benton joined legal advocacy group, Justice in Aging to discuss her work supporting Black caregivers, the importance of caregiving in the Black community, and strategies for advocates who wish to better support their Black older adult clients.
$8.5 million renewal supports the Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center, and program for Persian/Farsi-speaking caregivers is recognized by Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging.
Mary Pickford Chair in Gerontology Kate Wilber discusses her work exploring ways to provide long-term care services and supports that allow older adults to be as independent as possible and the challenges and opportunities that technology provides in this area.