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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.

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.