USC and Princeton researchers project that, due to the pandemic deaths last year, life expectancy at birth for Americans will shorten by more than a year.
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.
Discovery of unique virus traits offer possible explanations as to why older adults and people with diabetes or heart disease can have more severe responses to COVID-19 than others, say USC researchers.
USC research showed that people born during or just after the 1918 flu pandemic faced increased heart disease risk more than 60 years later. The legacy of the novel coronavirus could be worse.
More important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, USC experts teach students how to design and operate senior living facilities that promote public health.
Even small gestures like sharing recipes or making cards can help combat COVID-19-related loneliness and isolation over the holidays.
Amid challenges posed by COVID-19, recent national attention on the needs of caregivers is long overdue, says Donna Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center.
In-utero exposure to the coronavirus pandemic could cause developmental difficulties and accelerated aging in the century ahead, say USC researchers.
USC study also reveals differences in preventive behavior based on gender, race, education, state of residence, health condition, and trusted news source.
Using technology and engaging the senses can help us tackle loneliness among older adults, say USC experts.