News from the USC Retiree Community

Tips to “Successful Aging” – A Guide to What’s Next … and What’s New

March 16, 2015

Ten Tips to “Successful Aging”
Well-being, Fulfillment and Joy: For Today and Tomorrow

On March 12, 2015, Helen Dennis, Author and Specialist in Aging, Employment & the New Retirement, conducted a special seminar for retired faculty and staff to challenge their thinking and possibly modify or enhance their lifestyle.

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Emergency Preparedness Symposium

March 10, 2015

The USC Emeriti Center held an Emergency Preparedness Symposium on Friday, February 20th. The sessions provided information and guidelines to prepare for emergencies with special focus on seniors, their caregivers and those with disabilities. View video recordings below.

Earthquake Preparedness, Captain John Ignatczyk, Los Angeles City Fire Department Disaster Preparedness Unit
Fire Safety in the Home, Firefighter Susan Jensen, Los Angeles City Fire Department, Emergency Preparedness Division
Fall Prevention, Anat Louis, Department of Aging Continue reading

iPad Overview for Seniors

February 25, 2015

iPad Overview for Seniors
The Emeriti Center hosted an iPad workshop for seniors on Friday, February 27th. For a copy of the handouts, please contact the USC Emeriti Center at 213-740-8921. Continue reading

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Bryan R. Simms

Brian SimmsBryan R. Simms is Professor Emeritus of Musicology at the University of Southern California. He was appointed to its faculty in 1976 and served there for thirty-eight years prior to his retirement in June 2014. Before coming to USC he taught at the University of Denver and at Yale University, where in 1971 he received a Ph.D. in musicology. He was formerly editor of the Journal of Music Theory and Music Theory Spectrum, and he has served on the Council of the American Musicological Society and Executive Board of the Society for Music Theory. Continue reading

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