Dr. Kerry Burnight says a degree in gerontology can apply to any career because aging is living. Learn how her doctorate from the USC Leonard Davis School led to a variety of rewarding positions in academic, non-profit and technology sectors.
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.
Two USC studies on diet and sperm quality in C. elegans illustrate how changes in the tiny worms could lay the groundwork for further research in humans.
Results reinforce need to evaluate policies and practices around detecting impairment, according to researchers.
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.
$2.9 million National Institute on Aging grant to Eileen Crimmins supports collaboration of large studies to answer questions about how life circumstances affect gene expression and health.
At age 64, John “Old Doc” Walsh of the USC Leonard Davis School recognizes the need to stay limber — especially in the middle of a two-hour online class.
Using technology and engaging the senses can help us tackle loneliness among older adults, say USC experts.