Kathleen H. Wilber

Expert on health care and financial management for the elderly

Holder of Mary Pickford Foundation Professorship in Gerontology

Professor of Health Services Administration

USC Davis School of Gerontology


  • long-term care, including the organization, delivery and financing of services
  • financial abuse of the elderly
  • protective services for older persons, including guardianship and conservatorship
  • alternatives to guardianship, including financial management, advance directives and estate planning services
  • administrative issues of long-term care
  • healthy aging
  • health services delivery
  • health policy
  • coronavirus and working older adults

Additional Information

  • Editor of A Secure Old Age: Approaches to Long Term Care Financing (1997)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and The Gerontologist
  • Editorial Board Member, Aging and Mental Health and Home Health Care Services Quarterly