The Cognition Mission: How to Keep Your Mind Sharp

On April 2nd we learned about healthy aging and how to keep your mind sharp with tips from our USC Occupational Therapy graduate students.

Students presented information about cognition and ways to keep your brain healthy and active!


Cognition PowerPoint Presentation

Geriatric Assessment Program

Cognition Fact Sheet

Cognition Resources

Presentation Recording

OT Interest Survey & Individual OT Consultations

The USC Emeriti Center in partnership with the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy sponsored Zoom learning sessions featuring our OT graduate students Spring semester 2021.

OT students offered individual consultations based on interests and needs. Consultations focused upon wellness, healthy aging, technology, lifestyle changes, sleep, ergonomics, posture, and other concerns about how to function better in your daily life.

Read More About Each OT Student:

Name: Alyssa Capellino

Hometown: Santa Ynez, CA

Undergraduate School and Major: University of Southern California, Human Biology with an emphasis in Human Performance

Favorite Occupation: Cooking, hiking, skiing


Name: Elizabeth Goodman

Hometown: Pacific Palisades, CA

Undergraduate School and Major: USC, Health and Human Sciences

Favorite Occupation: Trail Running, Golf, watching USC football


Name: Rachael Kim

Hometown: Fresno, CA

Undergraduate School and Major: USC, Psychology/ minor in Dynamics of Early Childhood

Favorite Occupation: Swimming, videomaking


Name: Katherine Tao

Hometown: Temple City, CA

Undergraduate School and Major: UCLA, Psychology and Disabilities Studies

Favorite Occupation: Painting, Decorating, Eating, Playing Ukulele