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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.

Click here for a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation Continue reading


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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John Orr

John OrrPast President, Retired Faculty Association

John Orr is Emeritus Professor of Religion. He received a PhD in Religion from Yale University in 1965 and joined the faculty of USC’s School of Religion in 1967. Orr served multiple terms as director of the School of Religion. Between 1981 and 1989, he served as dean of the USC Rossier School of Education, and in 1988 received the title of University Professor from USC Provost, Cornelius J. Pings. Continue reading

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