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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –For an eight-year run between 2007 and 2014, the Lakeland Center was a hotbed of amateur athletics, hosting five sports of Florida’s Sunshine State Games.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – It’s a moment in time captured by someone who just happens to be in the right place at the right time with a camera. The photo captures the image, but within the image, there’s a story worth being told.  At every Florida Senior Games event, there’s a story waiting to be told.  When we’re lucky, an image is captured to provide the evidence to back up the story.

MIAMI – In order to help the community during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Elder Affairs Advisory Board (EAAB), under the Office of Community Advocacy, continues their mask drive for seniors. On July 20, the Board’s Program Director Katherine Bolt and Board Member Teri Busse-Arvesu who is also the Senior Advocate for Miami-Dade County Mayor's Initiative on Aging, distributed 400 masks. The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department received 200 masks and the other 200 went to South Florida Seniors in Action. Dr. Valerie Turner from the State of Florida Health Department in Miami-Dade County donated 200 masks to the Elder Affairs Advisory Board and Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson donated the other 200 masks.

Adults aged 60 and up have fared better emotionally compared to younger adults (18 to 39) and middle-aged adults (40 to 59) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from The University of British Columbia (UBC) published this week in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

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