Aging

It’s a man’s world

May 30, 2013

From the baseline China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) data, a report from researchers of USC, Peking University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a team of international partner institutions found stark gender differences in how men and women age in the developing world.

Henke studies global partnerships in China

July 9, 2012

Nowhere on Earth will the impact of the aging revolution be as drastic as in China — by 2050, there will be more than 400 million Chinese citizens over the age of 60. As the world watches to see how the country meets these unprecedented challenges, high-ranking officials invited USC Davis School of Gerontology Assistant Dean Maria Henke to explore the possibility of international collaborations.

2008-2009 USCI Faculty Research Grants

August 25, 2011

U.S.-China Institute awarded 6 research grants to USC faculty conducting research on a wide range of topics, including religion, health, and economics.

Exploring Disability Among Chinese Elderly Population: Prevalence, Use of Social Service and Gender Difference

August 25, 2011

Man Guo's project examines the use of social services among the elderly disabled Chinese as well as the gender difference in terms of disability prevalence and the use of social services.

Well-Being of Caregivers to Older Adults in China

November 28, 2010

Weiyu Mao's project examines the current policies on care giving in China as well as the challenges and opportunities that family caregivers and their elderly recipients face.

Behind the headlines

November 4, 2010

Essay presented at the USC/Economist Symposium "Life after 60: What is next for the PRC? October 28, 2009, Shanghai

Silverstein Named Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences Editor

October 13, 2009

Merril Silverstein teaches at the USC Davis School of Gerontology and in the USC Sociology Department.

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Events

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will be able to join this important discussion on April 6.