The aging in America will result in enormous consequences for every aspect of society. It will challenge us to provide a variety of services for frail and at-risk older persons, to develop opportunities for healthy, vital older people, as well as to investigate scientific principles to promote successful aging. As one of the world’s major centers for aging research and education, the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center offers broad and integrated programs covering the many facets of aging. These include multidisciplinary research on the biological, behavioral, and societal processes of aging; degree programs in gerontology, and service programs for older adults and their families.

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Elizabeth M. Zelinski, a professor of gerontology and psychology, has been appointed dean and executive director of USC’s Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, effective July 1.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2004 - Special Lecture Presentation William H. Thomas, M.D.: The Creator of the Eden Alternative.
The lecture will be held in the Leonard Davis School Auditorium. Lunch will be provided.To RSVP or for more information, please call Maria Henke, M.A. (213) 740-1363 or email her at by October 10th.

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