Aging is Happening

January 2020


Shining a Light on Elder Abuse

One in six older adults worldwide is believed to be a victim of abuse.
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Lessons in Lifespan Health: Paul Irving

The latest episode discusses the opportunities that come with aging.


Attending USC from Rhode Island

Sarah Lamontagne MASM '19 needed a gerontology program that fit her busy life.


Preventing Falls

One in four adults over 65 fall every year, and over half of all falls occur in the home.


Meet Linda Hall

She's helped researchers with grant proposals for nearly 35 years.

In the News

“The evidence is compelling, as far as I’m concerned, that there’s no safe level of air pollution, just as there is no safe level of cigarette smoking.”
- University Professor Caleb Finch, who was quoted in a December 15, 2019 Salon article on the effects of air pollution on brain health
  • Why Is Air Pollution So Harmful? DNA May Hold the Answer
  • (New York Times, Chicago Tribune)
  • Boomers in the next decade: Working longer, living better (ABC News)
  • Dirty air and the human brain: Does pollution poison the mind? (Salon)
  • Why the holidays are a prime time for elder abuse, and what you can do to thwart it (Houston Chronicle)
  • What’s a Healthy Weight for You? (Consumer Reports)
  • Eating only during a 10-hour window improved health for those with metabolic syndrome (Los Angeles Times)
  • Our workforce is dying faster than any other wealthy country, study shows (USA Today)
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