CNN featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School on how coronavirus deaths have shortened American life expectancy, especially Black and Latino populations. “Some reduction in life expectancy may persist beyond 2020 because of continued COVID-19 mortality and long-term health, social and economic
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KPCC-FM featured Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, on how COVID-19 will change our views on aging and retirement. “We’re dealing with an incredible rise in the number of seniors who will require some sort of care. This is the result of
U.S. News & World Report highlighted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School and his pioneering work with the fasting mimicking diet.
The New York Times quoted Paul Irving of the USC Leonard Davis School on the health benefits for older adults who volunteer. “The health benefits for older volunteers are mind-blowing,” he said. When older folks go in for physicals, he said, “in addition to taking
Los Angeles Times featured the USC Family Caregiver Support Center’s local partnership with the First African Methodist Episcopal Church to support Black caregivers. “[The church] serves as that trusted middleman,” said Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School, who runs the center.
The Times quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how too much bread in Italian diets is contributing to childhood obesity.
NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured research by Jung Ki Kim and Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on pandemic fatigue among people of all ages. “It is concerning that people increased risky social behaviors over time, particularly older people, who could
KCET featured a study by Jung Ki Kim and Eileen Crimmins on how people of all ages grew tired of complying with such rules as early as two months into the pandemic. “It is encouraging to observe older people taking more preventive personal behaviors as
The Wall Street Journal featured Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, on how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact aging, retirement and lifestyle choices. “Age is the No. 1 cause of risk for mortality from COVID, but it’s not chronological age, it’s biological
The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA) quoted Caroline Cicero in an article about how the US will have its oldest president ever, no matter who wins the election. “I believe there’s a lot of ageism in the country that prompts people to say either candidate must be