On June 14, the USC Leonard Davis School celebrated Pride with presentations from students and faculty, followed by a special performance by artist Felony Dodger. Find featured quotes from the guest speakers below.
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.
Instructional Associate Professor Paul Nash, currently taking part in the 2022 AIDS/LifeCycle bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, discussed the challenges faced by older LGBTQ+ individuals in an episode of Lessons in Lifespan Health.
Kris Brannon wants to level the playing field in long-term care in Black communities. Her experience in women’s tackle football is going to help her do that.
A video series produced by the Enguídanos Lab offers structured accounts of how a range of individuals have benefited from palliative care.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
Reggie Tucker-Seeley is joined by his colleague, Jhumpka Gupta, an associate professor at George Mason University, on the USC Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast. The two discuss issues of racism and hate and the implications for health across the life course.
Given the increasing diversity of our aging society, it is imperative that we begin to address the aging and health needs of older sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults of color, say PhD student Mekiayla Singleton, Catherine García PhD ’20 and Lauren Brown PhD ’18.