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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. Dulebenets of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and Judy Delp of the College of Medicine.

Each ISL Planning Grant provides a $15,500 award in support of research in a new direction or provides continuing support of existing research with the goal of improving the opportunity for successful longevity.

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

Gerontological Society of America highlights ISL and InnoVenture Weekend

The latest newsletter of the Gerontological Society of America mentions the Institute for Successful Longevity’s participation in InnoVenture Weekend, a student creative-challenge exercise here at Florida State University.

Lucinda Graven named Fellow of the American Heart Association

Lucinda Graven, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity and an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, has been elected a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

She received the honor at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia in mid-November.