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Boomers in the next decade: Working longer, living better

During the next decade, “advances in genetic research and big data analytics will enable more personalized — and effective — prescriptions” for disease prevention, says USC Leonard Davis Dean Pinchas Cohen.

Taking Steps in the Right Direction Can Reduce Fall Risk

Home is where the heart is — and where the heart often wishes to grow old. But homes are not always the most well-equipped setting, and that can impact an older adult’s chances of growing older safely.

Aging Fiction Versus Fact

Experts from across USC present the latest science while addressing harmful myths during the 10th annual What’s Hot in Aging Research event.

In the business of caring

Meet alumna Jodi Olshevski MSG ’91, and learn how a corporate-academic collaboration helps older adults age safely at home.

From General Hospital to teaching gerontology: Soap star finds meaning as professor

After a successful acting career, George Shannon found purpose teaching gerontology