The study by Assistant Professor Jessica Ho is the first to demonstrate that the drug overdose epidemic is contributing to the widening gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries.
USC Leonard Davis experts share thoughts on prioritizing connections to others, traveling safely to loved ones, and making the shared meal a healthier and happier occasion.
Declines in Americans’ life expectancy warrants thorough examination of possible systemic causes, says USC Leonard Davis Assistant Professor Jessica Ho.
Conducting healthy aging research is a key principle of the global network and one in which USC, thanks to the USC Leonard Davis School, has long been a leader.
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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.
USC is the first university in California to endorse the 10 principles of the international Age-Friendly University Initiative, which highlights how higher education can respond to the challenges and opportunities of an aging population.
"Quiet Heroes - Over Eighty," a new exhibit in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology's Sophie Davis Gallery by photographer and USC alumnus Barry Shaffer, provides universal life lessons from older Los Angeles immigrants and people of color.
From keeping pedestrians safe in Glendale to connecting people to social opportunities in Cudahy, USC students developed interactive tools to help improve quality of life for seniors across the Los Angeles region.
The Healthy Minds Research Volunteer Corps links scientists with potential research participants of varying racial and socioeconomic backgrounds from across the greater Los Angeles area.