The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is supporting a two-installment conference series starting in 2019 that will be organized and hosted by USC Roybal Institute, which will bring together emerging and senior scholars to address health disparities that influence health
By Vincent Lim
María Aranda, executive director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, gave expert testimony before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors during one of its standing meetings, as the board discussed approving a motion
Aranda Named New Director of Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core of USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Roybal Executive Director María P. Aranda is the new director of the Outreach, Recruitment and Education (ORE) Core of the USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC).
Aranda is an associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work with
USC Roybal Institute Senior Scientists Iris Chi and Vern Bengtson were listed among the top 100 most influential contemporary social work faculty determined using the H-Index, according an article published in the Journal of Social Service Research. Bengston was ranked
By Karen D. Lincoln
Former model and restaurateur B. Smith is a likely representation of life with Alzheimer’s disease. Beyond the gasps over Smith’s home life — she lives with her husband and his live-in girlfriend — her situation points
The USC Roybal Institute research team of Kexin Yu, Shinyi Wu, Pey-Jiuan Lee, Hsin-Yi Hsiao, Yi-Chuan Tseng and Iris Chi were honored with the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2018 Nobuo Maeda International Research Award for their paper “Longitudinal Effects
María Aranda, the executive director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging and an associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, was recently appointed to the Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their
By Jenesse Miller
A new USC study shows that older African-Americans who received culturally tailored text messages about Alzheimer’s disease had the highest increase in Alzheimer’s disease literacy levels when compared with other participants.
Researchers say the study, published in
New USC Research Highlights the Importance of Health Literacy Among Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Latino Communities
Associate Professor Shinyi Wu is on a mission to minimize the burden of care for Alzheimer’s caregivers in Latino communities by identifying and addressing gaps in health literacy.
According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans age 65
By María P. Aranda
Older Mexicans in the United States and Mexico share many of the same issues and concerns, as well as a common future. Both countries’ populations are aging rapidly, and experts in the fields of gerontology, geriatrics,