The USC Emeriti Center held an Emergency Preparedness Symposium on Friday, February 20, 2015. 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
Welcome- Janette Brown, Ed.D. Executive Director, USC Emeriti Center
Moderator- Steve Goldfarb, CEM, USC, Fire & Safety & Emergency Planning
USC Hearing Health Symposium, April 19, 2013
Session I Exploring Your Hearing Health (video)
Moderator: James D. Boswell, CEO, House Research Institute Speakers: John W. House, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute, John C. Goddard, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute, Monica Andriacchi, AuD., House Clinic
Session II Latest Research, Communication and Effective Self-Advocacy (video)
Introduction: Charlotte Schamadan, House Research Institute Moderator: Katherine (Kathi) Hammons, M.Ed., USC Disability Services Speakers: Aaron Hagedorn, Ph.D., USC Davis School of Gerontology, John Orr, Ph.D., USC Emeriti Center, USC Retired Faculty Association, Alison Freeman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Arineh Khachatoorians, Au.D., Shohet Ear Associates
Session III What’s New – Assistive Devices (ALDs), Technologies, Resources (video)
Moderator: Kenneth J. Lopez, Program Chair, Music Industry, Associate Professor, USC Thornton School of Music Speakers: Ryan Enoch, Contacta, Inc., Susie Ramirez, EPIC Hearing Healthcare Roberta Smith, California Telephone Access Program, Reynita Sagon-Alcisto, Au.D., Clinical Application Specialist, Cochlear Americas
Avoiding Identity Theft and Scams (Video)
August 2, 2012
Panelists: Mr. Jerry Baik, Assistant City Attorney, Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, Criminal Branch, Complex Litigation Section, (Director of the former Identity Theft and Fraud Unit); Ms. Sherrie-Ann Gordon, Manager for Multicultural Markets & Specialist Programs, AARP California Office (Pasadena); Mr. Mark Trachtenberg, Postal Inspector, Los Angeles Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Team; Mr. Dan Kinney, Deputy-in-Charge, District Attorney Elder Abuse Unit (also representing the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center).
Brain Wellness Colloquium (Video)
March 23, 2012
Panelists: Helena Chui, M.D., Director, USC Memory and Aging Center; Kathy Martelli, M.S. Coordinator for the Center’s new study, “The Aging Brain – A study for 70+ Seniors” funded by the National Institute of Aging; and Elizabeth Zelinski, Ph.D., Rita and Edward Polusky Chair in Education and Aging, Professor of Gerontology and Psychology, USC Davis School of Gerontology.
Additional program on “Essentials of Estate Planning and How to Reduce Taxes” is presented by Adam Duncan, Executive Director of Gift Planning, University Advancement & Chris Yates, Associate Senior Vice President for Major and Planned Gifts.
The Renaissance of USC’s Campuses (Program)
August 5, 2011
Session One: USC’s Future Campus Expansions (Video)
An update on both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses by Kristina Raspe, USC Vice President for Real Estate Development and Asset Management
Session Two: Senior Housing Visions for the Future (Video)
A presentation about USC graduate students’ class project by Victor Regnier, FAIA, Vice Dean, School of Architecture and Michael Lehrer, FAIA (Session Two Video)
Session Three: Songs that Won the War: The Golden Age of American Popular Music (Video)
Performed by Saul H. Jacobs and Bob Lipson
USC Orange County Regional Alumni Board 2009 Distinguished Speaker Series
April 29, 2009
A Contrarian’s Approach to Innovation (Video)
Krisztina “Z” Holly, Vice Provost for Innovation and Executive Director of the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation