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Learn about mobility for older adults at Transportation Day on October 16

Learn about the latest research and innovations in mobility for older adults and engage experts on transportation issues in Tallahassee and Florida at the 6th Annual Transportation Day on October 16.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Eren Erman Ozguven leads new Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response Center

In 2018, Hurricane Michael was a near-Category 5 hurricane when it hit the Florida Panhandle. The massive storm left thousands of residents without housing, power, food or water. The small coastal town of Mexico Beach was devastated along with many small towns that were in Michael’s path. In the wake of the hurricane, researchers started looking at how rural areas fared compared to urban populations after the storm. They discovered there was a “resilience divide” between urban and rural communities.

FSU researchers find resilience, not loneliness, in nationwide study of pandemic response

Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has not led to an overall increase in loneliness among Americans.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Aaron Wilber and team uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s

A new study by Florida State University researchers may help answer some of the most perplexing questions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease, an incurable and progressive illness affecting millions of families around the globe. 

ISL's Neil Charness and Dawn Carr on WFSU-FM

Neil Charness, director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, and ISL Faculty Affiliate Dawn Carr of the Department of Sociology recently spoke with Tom Flanigan, host of WFSU’s “Perspectives” show, about how technology provides a means for older adults to stay connected with family and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Institute for Successful Longevity awards the Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship to doctoral student Ahmed Ismaeel

Ahmed Ismaeel, a doctoral student in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, has been awarded the In

Maxim Dulebenets and Judy Delp win ISL Planning Grants to study older drivers, effects of muscle stretching on PAD

The Institute for Successful Longevity has awarded its 2020 Planning Grants to two multidisciplinary research teams led by Maxim A.

ISL's December 2019 Newsletter

The December 2019 edition of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Newsletter is now available.

Articles in the ISL Newsletter:

  • How old is too old to run for president?
  • Walter Boot awarded $4.6-million grant for center to focus on older adults with cognitive impairment

  • Virginia Tech aging expert talks on elder abuse