Think beyond the stereotypes to help Trojans of all ages feel welcome in classrooms and on campus, say USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology experts.
Research conducted by USC and UCLA and supported by AARP examines travel, technology and mobility issues.
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.
Older adults will be better represented in the digital realm with the emoticons
USC Leonard Davis School Professor George Shannon took part in a California Commission on Aging panel that brought experts together to strategize ways to improve the portrayals of older adults and the aging experience in film and on television.
USC’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology has been ranked the #1 Gerontology Master’s program in the country.
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.
Moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach is critical for addressing health and social disparities in aging and age-related disease, say USC experts.
"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.