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.
Staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight,https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glaa155%3D%3D4872D7E5-9381-4EFD-BCC9-E6538924240C/PR_eyesight&source=gmail&ust=1593696701740000&usg=AFQjCNErOIUvdUmcO8-x7XE-eIUE4KbcWg">finds a new UCL-led study, the first of its kind in humans.
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.
MIAMI – On July 1, 2020, the same day Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced he will be signing an order requiring the public to wear a face mask in public at all times, the County’s Senior Advocate for the Mayor’s Initiative on Aging Teri Busse-Arvesu, who also serves as a board member of the Elder Affairs Advisory Board (EAAB), and Joshua Ho, Program Director of the Asian-American Advisory Board (AAAB) received a donation of 5,000 masks. The generous donor was Dr. Yao Yan, President of the Chinese Association of Science, Education and Culture of South Florida (CASEC) with the coordination efforts by Dr. Jim Yu, AAAB Board Member and Dr. Li Gurau, AAAB 2nd Vice-Chairwoman. Miami-Dade Public Housing Department Director accepted the donation destined for the elderly public housing residents.
The latest issue of the journal Public Policy & Aging Report (PP&AR) from The Gerontological Society of America shows how aging is reshaping politics today in unprecedented ways, and how it will continue to do so for years to come.
TALLAHASSEE – Governor Ron DeSantis assisted in the delivery of the 100,000th meal to homebound seniors through a pilot program established by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) in partnership with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA).
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