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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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