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.
Category: Community Service
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.
Beyond their classwork, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology students are a force for change in their communities and their professions.
Professor of Architecture and Gerontology Victor Regnier's new book, "Housing Design for an Increasingly Older Population," offers relevant aging research and examples of age-friendly living environments.
Funding will promote access to home modification and includes a focus on tribal and rural communities.
Grab bars. No-skid bathtub strips. Brighter lighting. Ramps instead of stairs. These aren’t the items on a typical home improvement checklist. But for older adults, they can literally be lifesaving additions to a house.
Dor Vador, a program funded by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, aims to encourage understanding and enhance communication between children and the elderly in Los Angeles’ Jewish community.
The Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition recognizes extraordinary designs for products and spaces that make life easier for everyone, including older or disabled individuals.
Laura Trejo '82, MSG/MPA '86 listens and communicates across disciplines and cultures as general manager of the L.A. Department of Aging.