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Watch Maxim Dulebenets talk on 'Safety of Older Drivers at Railroad Crossings in Florida'

Watch Maxim Dulebenets, Ph.D., P.E., of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering talk about “Safety of Older Drivers at Railroad Crossings in Florida.”

Dr. Dulebenets’ presentation is part of the Institute for Successful Longevity's Brown Bag Series. He spoke on January 25, 2021.

Watch George Rebok of Johns Hopkins University talk on cognitive training, part of the ISL Speaker Series

Watch Professor George Rebok, Ph.D., M.A., of Johns Hopkins University give his talk on “Preventing Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Dementia: The Evidence for Cognitive Training.”

Are American universities age-friendly institutitions? ISL assists Umass Boston with nationwide study

A rainy day doesn’t slow down a walking group with FSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; OLLI is a key part of the university’s age-friendly focus.

Watch Lynn Panton's talk on strength training and older adults

If you missed Lynn Panton's ISL Brown Bag presentation on the benefits of strength training for older adults, you can now watch her talk on ISL's YouTube channel.

Dr. Panton, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is a professor in Florida State University's Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Eric Holmes named to National Academy of Inventors

Congratulations to Assistant Vice President for Research Eric Holmes, who has been named to the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his decades-long contributions to the biomedical field through academia and the corporate world.

Dr. Holmes is a member of the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Joint Advisory Board.

Graham McDougall Jr. honored as Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing

Graham J. McDougall Jr., Ph.D., of the College of Nursing has received the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Program Recognition Award for Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing.

Amy L. Ai named Fellow of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

Amy L. Ai, Ph.D., a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

The academy is an honorific society of distinguished scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in the field of social work and social welfare through high-impact work that advances social good.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Julia Sheffler honored as FSU College of Medicine’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher

Julia Sheffler, Ph.D., a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, has been honored as the FSU College of Medicine’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher for 2020.

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.