Salon quoted Anna Rahman of the USC Leonard Davis School on the push for alternatives to nursing homes during COVID-19. “I think at the end of the day, you might not really be able to [move away from institutional settings],” Rahman said. “There are some
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The Atlantic quoted T. Em Arpawong of the USC Leonard Davis School on post-traumatic growth, which is when people thrive after a negative, life-changing event.
KFI 640 AM featured research by Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, into why higher levels of humanin in the body have been connected to longer lifespans and better health. “Humanin has long been known to help prevent many age-related diseases, and
The Washington Post (via The Conversation) featured commentary by Paul Nash of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues on how ageism harms older adults, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. “The COVID-19 emergency gives us the opportunity to examine health inequalities in the U.S. It
The Conversation featured a column co-authored by Paul Nash on how COVID-19 has underscored the harmful health effects of ageism. “The COVID-19 emergency gives us the opportunity to examine health inequalities in the U.S. It gives us a chance to look again at the way Americans
The Atlantic quoted Paul Irving on the impact of COVID-19 on retirement and older adults. “In past economic downturns, when employers do layoffs and reductions in force, older adults tend to be sidelined,” Irving says. “They are often the first to be fired and the
U.S. News and World Report featured a column co-authored by Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving on the need to increase resilience and reduce chronic illness as a way to defeat COVID-19 as vaccines and therapies are still in the works. The authors call for
AARP quoted Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving in an article about how teleworking opportunities benefit older workers: “The world will look much older in the decades to come, and employers must adapt to this demographic shift.”
Los Angeles Times quoted Reginald Tucker-Seeley of the USC Leonard Davis School on how the COVID-19 pandemic is not affecting everyone equally.
NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on the need for physical contact among humans. “We’re social creatures, and as social animals, we can’t survive without each other,” she said.