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Column: Surviving the New Normal

We need to acknowledge that we are all susceptible to environmental and situational stressors, identify coping strategies, and care for one another, writes Caroline Cicero in a column for the American Society on Aging.

Column: I See Caregivers … When Will I See Policymakers?

Family caregivers are often invisible because of who they are, where they provide care, how the work is valued and a lack of data, which policymakers can change, says Donna Benton, director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center.

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.