The award recognizes Finch’s achievements as an Alzheimer’s neurologist and professor and notes how he has, “combined anthropology and molecular biology in his approach to aging, showing the fruitfulness of the dialogue between the hard sciences and human and social sciences.”
A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney.
Recently partnered with the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Youthcare offers affordable respite care for unpaid family caregivers caring for someone with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
USC Leonard Davis School study concludes that consumers searching for a nursing home should consider the ratings from Yelp and government sites such as Nursing Home Compare to get a complete picture of a home’s quality and care.
Related study shows the importance of discovering how to delay the onset of dementia; otherwise, more people will end up living longer with the debilitating condition.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Valter Longo, expert on dietary restriction and regeneration, leads team of USC and Harvard researchers looking to slow aging and prevent disease.
Examination of 20-year trends shows risk factors, and gender and age differences, decreasing among adults over 50. Researchers say medications play a major role.