Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln was named one of the 2018-2019 Encore Public Voices Fellows. She is one of 20 leaders in the inaugural cohort of the fellowship that brings together leading thinkers who are working at the intersection of
By Vincent Lim
Findings from a study conducted by researchers at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work suggest that higher dementia prevalence among racial and ethnic minorities—particularly among Latinos—is connected to
Roybal Senior Scientist Yuri Jang is the recipient of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2018 Minority Mentorship Award.
GSA is the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging. The annual honor is given to a scholar
This position is now closed.
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate
Department: USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging
Salary: $60,000 yearly (100%) + benefits
Work Week: 40 hours
Employment Dates: 12-month appointment (may be renewed) starting 01/2019 or earlier
María Aranda, executive director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, was interviewed by Maria Shriver for The Today Show and talked about how millennials are caring for family members with dementia. The NBC report also highlighted statistics
Los Angeles County is home to upwards of 30,000 family caregivers or care partners of older adults who need help with their daily living. One of the largest group of family care partners are those who care for someone with
Teresa Ying, Maria Carr, and Kexin Yu completed internships at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging this past academic year. They each received their MSW degree at the 2018 USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work commencement ceremony
U.S. Census Projects Older Adults will Outnumber Children by 2035: What Does This Mean for Social Workers?
An aging American population poses new health and social concerns as well as economic challenges. Could an innovative, cross-disciplinary approach be key to addressing these issues?
The population of the United States is not as young as it used to
More than 280,000 Americans currently live in permanent supportive housing (PSH), and nearly half of those residents are over 50. As more Americans move into PSH, there is an increasing need to address aging in place. The study, funded by