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USC students speak about caregiving experiences (Daily Trojan)


Daily Trojan featured a USC Leonard Davis School event that included a screening of the documentary “It’s Not a Burden” and a panel discussion regarding young caregivers, including USC students, and their experiences and challenges with caregiving. “With the transition back to campus, for some

Ageism is Alive and Well in Advertising (AARP)


AARP quoted Paul Irving, chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and distinguished scholar in residence at the USC Leonard Davis School, on how ageist stereotypes are still prevalent in advertisements. “Advertising that stereotypes older adults and reinforces negative biases is

The Mystery of 9/11 and Dementia (Washington Post Magazine)


The Washington Post quoted Caleb Finch in a story on how tens of thousands of police, firefighters, construction workers, and others who worked amid the ruins of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan following 9/11 are experiencing cognitive decline. “There’s a large amount of uncertainty,