During National Suicide Prevention Week, Professor Elizabeth Zelinski discusses the need for better mental health supports for older adults.
Category: Lifespan Health
USC and Duke researchers say the framework illustrates how environmental and genetic factors interact.
Study of the locus coeruleus – the “blue spot” – has helped researchers know more about learning, memory and Alzheimer’s disease, says Professor Mara Mather.
Researchers have found that, even when quickly processing a series of images, older adults prioritize positive information.
USC economist Dana Goldman wants to improve health and aging by promoting prevention.
We have different capacities for facing trauma and adversity, and USC researchers are exploring why.
Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine and Professor of Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Gerontology, is shaping how elder abuse is addressed in medical schools, clinics and the national conversation.
The killifish have come to USC, and they might just have the answers to holding back aging.
New research reinforces the value of designing to maximize natural light, especially for aging adults with a variety of health issues, say USC architecture and gerontology experts.
The inaugural episode of the USC Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast features celebrated demographer and USC University Professor Eileen Crimmins, who discusses trends in the average American life expectancy.