The coronavirus pandemic and the threat of serious illness should encourage conversation about care preferences and end-of-life wishes, says Associate Professor Susan Enguídanos.
Following spring break, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology students returned to class this week, convening online over the videoconferencing app Zoom.
Read a message to the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology community from Dean Pinchas Cohen regarding the COVID-19 crisis and response.
Dietitian Cary Kreutzer, director of the USC Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program, shares advice for maintaining healthy habits and connections while isolated.
USC gerontology experts have tips for how you can help older adults practice social distancing but still feel in touch.
The coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges to senior care, but with some planning and determination, the risk can be mitigated, according to experts from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
"USC was a great option for me because of the hybrid program; it gave the flexibility I needed," says Josh Johnson MAG '09, Chief Operating Officer of West Bay Senior Living and USC lecturer.
Events encouraged students, staff, faculty and community members to embrace ethnicity, gender, race, culture, age, career paths, and other factors that define diversity.
Larissa Stepanians MS '01, chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, says she wakes up every day “with this feeling that I’m going to make a difference.”
Volunteer opportunity provides senior living residents with manicures, makeovers, and companionship and inspires a gerontology student to do more.