The Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition recognizes extraordinary designs for products and spaces that make life easier for everyone, including older or disabled individuals.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology celebrated the achievements of its largest graduating class ever during the school’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 11 in Tutor Hall on the USC campus.
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 is the first university in California to endorse the 10 principles of the international Age-Friendly University Initiative, which highlights how higher education can respond to the challenges and opportunities of an aging population.
Online Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity student Amanda Maddalena serves patients and provides education to colleagues at the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Florida.
Three USC Leonard Davis undergraduate students were recently recognized for their scientific achievements at the 20th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work on April 11. Sandhyarani (Sandhya) Gullapalli, mentored by Patrick Sun, PhD, of the Davies Lab, earned second place in the category of
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.
From keeping pedestrians safe in Glendale to connecting people to social opportunities in Cudahy, USC students developed interactive tools to help improve quality of life for seniors across the Los Angeles region.
Two USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology undergraduate researchers earned prestigious awards for research focused on sex differences in cells’ ability to repair oxidative stress.
USC’s first PhD graduate in the biology of aging is exploring how our cells respond to oxidative stress.