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
Elder Abuse & Maltreatment Virtual Roundtable Discussion featuring XINQI DONG, MD, MPH & S. DUKE HAN, PHD, ABPP-CN.
Information on elder abuse and maltreatment including compounding risk of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting older adults, adults with disabilities, and their families.
Article Published: Healthline Why COVID-19 is Particularly Dangerous for Older Black Americans, September 9, 2020
The Director of the USC Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work, Karen D Lincoln, Phd, was recently featured in Healthline, for the article Why COVID-19 is Particularly Dangerous for Older Black Americans. Lincoln addresses the historic health disparities
The Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging welcomes Sarah Gehlert, PhD as dean of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, effective April 15, 2020. Gehlert comes to USC from the College of Social Work at the University
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Note: Article published in the Journal of Applied Gerontology, March 5, 2020.
Have you ever used the Internet?
The speed of technological changes has accelerated greatly in the recent years, and has rendered a
Priorities for Optimizing Brain Health Interventions Across the Life Course in Socially Disadvantaged Groups
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Note: This report was published by Florida International University and UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. Coauthors Maria Aranda, William Vega, Jason Richardson, and Jason Resendez highlight the scientific findings discussed at the Florida International University symposium “Presenting Brain Health
We seek a Postdoctoral Scholar to join our interdisciplinary team at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging located in downtown Los Angeles. The scholar would have the opportunity to work on the emergent field of recruitment science and
In a USC career that spanned over 50 years, Bengtson explored the roles of faith and family across generations. To read more click here.
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