Aging is Happening

February 2020


Can What We Eat Impact How We Age?

On the latest episode of Lessons in Lifespan Health, Associate Professor Sean Curran discusses the possibility of predicting one's ideal diet based on genetics.
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How Big Data has Reshaped Aging

Large amounts of data power new discoveries and transform the field.


Making a Difference with a Gerontology Degree

Why COO Larissa Stepanians chose senior living over medicine.


Addressing Loneliness through Manicures 

Volunteers power beautiful intergenerational friendships. 


Gerontology Gallery Celebrates Older Artists and Subjects

The Sophie Davis Gallery is one of USC's artistic treasures.

In the News

“For sure, the body needs to reset, but there are safe ways of doing that, and dry fasting is not one of them. We require water.”
- Professor Valter Longo, who was quoted in a February 13 Los Angeles Times  article on the detriments of "dry fasting."
  • What ‘dry fasting’ is and why you shouldn’t do it (Los Angeles Times)
  • How Caregiving Demands Are Intensifying For The ‘Sandwich Generation’ (KPCC 89.3's AirTalk)
  • College students and senior citizens living together? It’s more common than you’d think (Insider)
  • The Guide to Making Healthy No-Cook Meals (Consumer Reports)
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