Highlights in research, news and events from the past year from the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging
The policy brief discusses permanent supportive housing and how it is effective at ending chronic homelessness among aging homeless adults.
Results indicate that the Savvy Express intervention increases well-being and improves role management for care partners who provide care to a family member with dementia.
Analysis demonstrates how education is associated with dementia risk in individuals age 70 and older from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Recent research suggests that intellectually demanding work is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia, according to a review of the current literature.
The issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
The report projects that the prevalence and cost of Alzheimer’s disease among Latinos will grow exponentially in the coming decades.
The report is one of the most comprehensive explorations of aging and quality of life ever conducted on Los Angeles County’s older residents.
New Research Highlights the Benefits of Community Programs for Older African Americans in Los Angeles County
Despite high need, some programs and services for older adults are underused, inaccessible or unavailable to many African American older adults throughout Los Angeles County, according to the research brief.
About 40 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders aged 65 years or older spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing.