Aging news & insights from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
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Aging is Happening

August 2019

Move-In Day 2019: Welcome to our newest Trojans! 
View photos from the USC Leonard Davis Parent and Family Reception

A Passion for Research Leads to Gerontology Ph.D

As Juan Bravo's parents got older, he set out to help others cope with age-related illnesses.
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Caring for L.A.'s Latino Caregivers

USC, AARP, and 211 LA collaborate to support the county's Latino caregivers.
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New USC Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality

Unique program prepares senior living professionals for changing consumer demands.
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Older Adults Pay Less Attention to Negative Information

Study shows older adults prioritize positive information while quickly processing images.
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In the News

Media Highlights Featuring USC Leonard Davis Experts 

U.S. News & World Report quoted Professor Jon Pynoos on how to find an apartment to rent as a senior citizen.

Adam Piore with MIT Technology Review detailed his experience with the ProLon fast-mimicking diet and featured comments from its inventor, Professor Valter Longo. The Wall Street Journal also cited research from Longo on the link between fasting and cancer.

Vice quoted Associate Professor Carin Kreutzer on a plant-based diet plan promoted by Beyoncé.

Considerable (via Kaiser Health News) discussed research co-authored by University Professor Eileen Crimmins on how more education correlates to a lower risk of dementia.

IEEE Pulse Magazine quoted Professor Elizabeth Zelinski on the challenges of using robotic pets with older adults.

KJZZ-FM featured research from postdoctoral scholar Briana Kennedy and colleagues on how older adults view their world through a positive filter, compared to younger adults.

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