Sally Duplantier founded her second company, Zing, and earned a Master of Science in Gerontology in her 60s. Her goal is to help older adults age better.
In honor of Ageism Awareness Day, we are highlighting some insights from a recent presentation by Instructional Professor Paul Nash to the Los Angeles County Commission on Older Adults.
Often confused with hospice, palliative care has a champion in USC gerontologist Susan Enguídanos, who has dedicated herself to expanding access to this beneficial resource.
Biofeedback, “exercise in a pill” and stress exposure are among the potential therapies to boost physical and mental fitness as we age.
Krystal Walden, former sprinter, business owner and PT practice operations specialist, just acquired a new title — Master of Science in Gerontology — and a new perspective on aging.
The daily lives of people in the Indigenous Tsimané and Mosetén communities closely resemble those of pre-industrial societies and may provide clues for preventing heart disease and cognitive decline.
Irma Gonzalez found mentors who believed in her. They helped her find the dual master’s program in gerontology and social work and her ideal career path.
Can we objectively tell how fast we are aging? With a good measure, scientists might be able to change our rate of aging to live longer and healthier lives.