Posts Tagged ‘seniors’

March 17th, 2020

Expert Tips for Helping Older Adults Amid COVID-19

A recent analysis of COVID-19 cases in China showed that older adults face the greatest danger from coronavirus. This means it is even more important for older adults to abide health guidelines advising social distancing. USC gerontology experts have tips for how you can help them practice social distancing but still feel in touch. Contact: Jenesse […]

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August 12th, 2019

Study finds older adults less distracted by negative information

A new USC study finds that the way our attention is distracted by emotion differs between younger and older adults. Contact: Jenesse Miller (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu A new study shows that compared to younger adults, older adults are less distracted by negative information — even in the earliest stages of attention. USC researchers looked […]

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