Donna Benton, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, says national attention to the needs of family caregivers is long overdue.
Instructional Associate Professor Caroline Cicero, director of the USC Age-Friendly University Initiative, encourages everyone to determine how communities can foster connections with sequestered residents who may be overlooked by mainstream service providers.
Family caregivers are often invisible because of who they are, where they provide care, how the work is valued and a lack of data, which policymakers can change, says Donna Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center.
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.
During National Suicide Prevention Week, Professor Elizabeth Zelinski discusses the need for better mental health supports for older adults.
Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, joins a group of civic leaders who will help to develop components of California's Master Plan for Aging.
The USC Family Caregiver Support Center, AARP, and 211 LA collaborate to give Latino caregivers in Los Angeles County the support they need.
New research reinforces the value of designing to maximize natural light, especially for aging adults with a variety of health issues, say USC architecture and gerontology experts.
2019 USC Senior Living Executive Course emphasizes the need to address affordability and better serve people of all cognitive abilities.
The USC Age-Friendly University Initiative hosts a campus screening of Care to Laugh, which follows stand-up comedian Jesus Trejo as he serves as the sole caregiver for his parents.