The recent article by Amy Keller within the May edition of Florida Trend was both illuminating and scary at the same time. Amy deserves a quick shout out for her article, “Future Shock.” I found it to be an excellent 50,000-foot overview of the current use of electric vehicles (EVs) in Florida.
You may recall my early blog entry when vaccines first became available to the public for COVID prevention: https://isl.fsu.edu/article/youve-gotten-vaccine-can-life-now-return-normal.
By Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Successful Longevity
Transportation innovation has been evolving significantly for at least 10 years. But this evolution of electric, automated, and on-demand services is leaving persons with disabilities (PWDs) and many older adults on the curb.
I recently wrote about the need to plan ways to transfer your digital assets to heirs, particularly in light of the increased deployment of two-factor authentication
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics recently released estimates for Life Expectancy at Birth in the United States for 2020: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsrr/VSRR015-508.pdf. As might be expected during the COVID-19 pandemic, the figures are grim. We have lost about 1.5 years of life expectancy, with subgroups such as Latinos and African Americans experiencing even worse declines: 3 years and 2.9 years, respec
You may have seen news stories about the controversy over the newest Alzheimer’s Disease drug, Aduhelm/aducanumab, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-grants-accelerated-approval-alzheimers-drug and later defended in a press release by the FDA after intense criticism:
Aaron Wilber, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and is affiliated with the Program in Neuroscience. He is a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity.