Letters successfully encouraged clinicians to check patients’ prescribing records, says study co-author Mireille Jacobson.
Addressing the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, which has lowered life expectancy and widened health disparities in the U.S., calls for preventive behaviors and policy change, say USC researchers.
Patients with advance directives more likely to choose comfort over aggressive care at end of life, according to new USC study.
For Master’s student Andrea Voras, aging policy must change to meet the needs of the growing population of older adults.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for international collaboration and effective solutions for challenges posed by aging populations.
Julie Zissimopoulos is an associate professor in the USC Price School of Public Policy and the co-director of the Aging and Cognition Initiative at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, where she’s also a senior fellow and the director of two NIA-funded centers that support innovative social…
Cheryl Brown made a promise to her mother. “My mother said, ‘don’t you put me in a nursing home. Don’t you do that to me’,” said Brown, who cared for her mother at home after she suffered a stroke. Brown actually became a family caregiver at age 12 when she helped…