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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

Caregiver shares her experience, gives support to others

With help from the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, a community leader spearheads a support group for caregivers at First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles.