Schaeffer Center expert Mireille Jacobson co-authored an op-ed in STAT examining why hospitals and health systems are not investing in palliative care despite research showing this type of therapy substantially improves outcomes for patients with serious illness.
Lifespan Health and Aging
Other featured articles
Private Insurance and Mental Health Among Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Longitudinal Analysis by Race and Ethnicity
Older adults with multiple chronic conditions have a higher risk than those without multiple conditions of developing a mental health condition.
Life Expectancy Declines for Americans without a Four-Year College Degree
Even before the pandemic, adults with a bachelor’s degree were living approximately three years longer than adults without one, according to a USC-Princeton study.
Dividing Americans: How Education, More Than Race, is Driving Life Expectancy Disparities in Adulthood
New research by Nobel Laureate Sir Angus Deaton and Princeton Professor Anne Case shows men and women with a Bachelor’s degree are living longer and prospering more compared to those without a four-year degree.
Information Session for Schaeffer Center Pilot Funding
Join us on Tuesday, January 12 to learn more about upcoming pilot funding opportunities through Schaeffer Center for Roybal Center for Behavioral Interventions in Aging, CeASES-ADRD and USC Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Health Economics Research.
About this section
People are living longer, which brings obvious benefits as well as considerable challenges — from Alzheimer’s and other age-related diseases to increased injuries, disabilities and poverty risks. Policymakers around the world rely on Schaeffer Center research and modeling tools for finding ways to help keep people as healthy as possible throughout their lives.