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Bo Xie of UT-Austin to speak May 13 on “Aging in the Digital Health Era”

You are invited to hear Bo Xie, Ph.D., of the University of Texas at Austin talk on “Aging in the Digital Health Era” at 4 p.m. May 13, via Zoom.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Alice Pomidor quoted in Forbes article

Dr. Alice Pomidor, Professor of Geriatrics in FSU’s College of Medicine and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is quoted in an article in Forbes about older adults: “Senior Senior Drivers Are Safer Than Previously Thought” https://www.forbes.com/advisor/car-insurance/seniors-driving-safer/.

ISL Director Neil Charness to give keynote address at University of Waterloo conference on aging and technology

Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, will give the keynote address at the University of Waterloo’s Virtual Conference on Aging, COVID-19 and the Adoption of Health Technology March 24 and 25.

Watch Lauchlin Waldoch's Brown Bag talk, 'Incapacity Planning: Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives and Trusts'

Tallahassee elder-law attorney Lauchlin Waldoch, Esq., CELA, gave an excellent talk on“Incapacity Planning: Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives and Trusts” as part of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Brown Bag Series.

Ashley Archer wins ISL Poster Day competition with presentation on walking and aphasia

Ashley Archer, a graduate student in the School of Communication Science & Disorders, with her major professor, ISL Faculty Affiliate Elizabeth Madden.

Melissa Meynadasy, graduate student in Psychology, awarded ISL’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship

Melissa Meynadasy, M.S., a graduate student in the Department of Psychology, has been awarded the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship.

The scholarship provides $1,000 in support of student research.

In her nomination of Meynadasy for the award, Natalie Sachs-Ericsson, Ph.D., professor of Psychology, cited Meynadasy’s strong work ethic, collaborative nature, and her passion for impactful research.

Read about COVID-19 vaccinations and what comes after the shot in the ISL Newsletter for March 2021

In the March 2021 edition of the ISL Newsletter, Neil

Judy Delp speaks on 'The Impact of Muscle Stretch Training on Mobility in Older Adults'

 

Judy Delp, Ph.D., professor of Biomedical Sciences in Florida State University’s College of Medicine, spoke Feb. 22, 2021, on “The Impact of Muscle Stretch Training on Mobility in Older Adults.”

Watch Karen Fingerman’s talk on the role of ‘weaker’ social ties in aging

The Institute for Successful Longevity co-sponsored the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy’s inaugural Dempsey Barron Endowed Lecture by Karen Fingerman, Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences and Co-Director of the Aging and Longevity Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Fingerman spoke on “The Implications of the Social World for Aging Outcomes: The Role of Weak Ties.” If you missed her February 4 lecture, you can catch it here.