USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging

A research center of USC Social Work USC

The Roybal Institute Translating Research into Practice

Community Partnerships

The Roybal Institute builds community-university coalitions that advance the quality of life of low-income, ethnic elders.

Roybal Institute Senior Scientist Shinyi Wu (center) discusses the Los Angeles County Healthy Aging Initiative with Roybal Institute Executive Director William Vega (right). Photo by Eric Lindberg.
Roybal Institute Senior Scientist Shinyi Wu (center) discusses the Los Angeles County Healthy Aging Initiative with Roybal Institute Executive Director William Vega (right). Photo by Eric Lindberg.

Dissemination

The Roybal Institute contributes to the public understanding of aging issues and informs public policy that affects older, underserved ethnic minority populations.

Roybal Institute Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln spoke a hearing of the California State Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care. Photo by Vincent Lim.
Roybal Institute Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln spoke a hearing of the California State Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care. Photo by Vincent Lim.

Research

The Roybal Institute's translational research leads to new evidence-based interventions that improve the lives of older adults around the world.

The Roybal Institute co-hosted the International Workshop on Social Support for Older Adults with Mexico's National Institute of Geriatrics in Mexico City.
The Roybal Institute co-hosted the International Workshop on Social Support for Older Adults with Mexico's National Institute of Geriatrics in Mexico City.

Events

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News & Announcements

Headlines

What My Father's Death Taught Me About Long-Term Care

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Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln shares her personal story in The Wall Street Journal.

Study Aims to Help Older Latinos with Depression

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Roybal Senior Scientist Maria Aranda and her research team were awarded $1.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study the potential benefits of a culturally modified psychosocial intervention for older, Spanish-speaking Latinos with depression and multiple medical conditions.

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Contact Us

USC Roybal Institute on Aging
School of Social Work
Montgomery Ross Fisher Building (MRF)
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0411
Phone: (213) 740-1887
Fax: (213) 740-7735
Email: uscroybal@usc.edu