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.
Archive: November 2021
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.
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.
Carly Roman PhD '21 wants to combine research and practice to ensure that older adults have opportunities to feel valued and stay socially connected.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.
Astoria Ho '21 wants to merge her interests in aging and technology to positively transform the lives of older adults and their families.
“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.
Giovanna Manson-Hing, a member of the USC Master of Arts in Gerontology class of 2021, shares her experiences and future plans to promote brain health and support caregivers.