USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging
Aranda Earns 2022 James Jackson Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Gerontological Society of America
María P. Aranda, professor and executive director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, has been selected to receive the 2022 James Jackson Outstanding Mentorship Award by the Gerontological Society of America. This honor is presented in recognition
The Digital Divide Exacerbates Disparities in Latinx Recruitment for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Online Education During COVID-19
Gutiérrez, Á., Cain, R., Diaz, N., & Aranda, M. P. (2022). The Digital Divide Exacerbates Disparities in Latinx Recruitment for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Online Education During COVID-19. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.
The Digital Divide Exacerbates Disparities in Latinx Recruitment
Crack cocaine use among aging Mexican American men with heroin use histories: motivations and polydrug use patterns
Perdue, T., Cepeda, A., Kaplan, C. D., Zhao, Q., & Valdez, A. (2022). Crack cocaine use among aging Mexican American men with heroin use histories: motivations and polydrug use patterns. Addiction Research & Theory, 30(1), 57-65.
Crack cocaine use among aging Mexican
Performance of an Abbreviated Lubben Social Network Scale (LSNS-6) in Three Ethnic Groups of Older Asian Americans
Jang, Y., Powers, D. A., Park, N. S., Chiriboga, D. A., Chi, I., & Lubben, J. (2022). Performance of an abbreviated Lubben Social Network Scale (LSNS-6) in three ethnic groups of older Asian Americans. The Gerontologist, 62(2), e73-e81.
Performance of an Abbreviated
Stigmatising beliefs about Alzheimer’s disease: Findings from the Asian American Quality of Life Survey
Alzheimer’s Disease has numerous impacts on individuals ranging from a physical and individual toll to emotional and financial burdens. The adoption of health and long-term supports is low among racial and ethnic minorities. Stigmatizing beliefs related to Alzheimer’s disease can
Developing the Asian Pacific Islander Caregiver Train-the-Trainer Program in the United States
The growing number of Asian Pacific Islander (API) population of older adults and caregivers has increased their long-term services, and supportive services need. Studies indicate that API caregivers are more likely to develop mental health symptoms than other racial and
Positive Mood and Active Life Program to Reduce Depression Study
Testing the effectiveness of a 12-week intervention with long-term care facility (LTCF) residents with high depression rates.
Text-Messaging Intervention for Physical Activity in Permanent Supportive Housing
Testing the feasibility and acceptability of a pilot study with the goal of instilling personal goal setting and self-regulation in persons living in supportive housing through text messaging.
Social Support for Latino Diabetics with Text Messaging
A randomized clinical controlled trial to test the effect of social support training with friends and family of diabetes patients in increasing patient motivation and healthier behaviors.