Victor Wilson helps older adults improve their strength, flexibility and balance. With a Master of Arts in Gerontology, he’ll take his mission of healthy aging through fitness to a new level.
Category: Student Profile
Kris Brannon wants to level the playing field in long-term care in Black communities. Her experience in women’s tackle football is going to help her do that.
Three students share how their gerontology education empowers them to help older adults become healthier and happier.
Baby boomers expect amenities in their senior care environments. USC Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality student and senior living executive Mariele Soriano is embracing this reality.
As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
Jennifer Nykyforchyn isn’t ready to retire. She’s using her tech experience and USC training to fashion a second career in gerontology, where age is an asset.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
“Now, I feel like I’m on the right direction,” student Shauna Davis says of the online Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program.
Luly Bustamante, a senior studying Human Development and Aging at the USC Leonard Davis School, hopes to spread awareness of the importance of gerontology.
Lily Reisinger, a first-year graduate student in the Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program, hails from St. Louis, Missouri and has always loved to cook.