Labels present challenges to fighting ageism and promoting intergenerational understanding, say USC experts.
Led by octogenarians Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Bruce Dern, several new movies feature familiar older faces and tackle aging-related topics, from caregiving to living with dementia.
Intergenerational gatherings can provide learning opportunities for all.
We have different capacities for facing trauma and adversity, and USC researchers are exploring why.
The USC Age-Friendly University Initiative hosts a campus screening of Care to Laugh, which follows stand-up comedian Jesus Trejo as he serves as the sole caregiver for his parents.
“Stan Lee’s delightful cameo appearances add a human touch to these big-budget franchises while also reminding us that older adults remain relevant,” says assistant professor Caroline Cicero
Older adults will be better represented in the digital realm with the emoticons
USC Leonard Davis School Professor George Shannon took part in a California Commission on Aging panel that brought experts together to strategize ways to improve the portrayals of older adults and the aging experience in film and on television.
After a successful acting career, George Shannon found purpose teaching gerontology