MIAMI, Florida — Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and the Board of County Commissioners have launched the Seniors Who Serve Volunteer Awards Program to honor elderly residents for exceptional community service. Nominees can volunteer in one or more of the following categories: Education/Mentoring, Health Care, Inter-Generational (strengthening links between elderly and the youth), Arts, Music & Entertainment, and Public Service. “We are excited to recognize our senior residents who continue to serve and contribute to our community,” said Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. "Older residents have so much to offer and we are privileged to have such an active and committed senior community."
“Motivation is the royal road to understanding healthy aging,” says a new supplemental issue to The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Motivation science investigates what it is that people desire and dislike or even fear, how these desires, dislikes, and fears are transformed into goals, how people go about pursuing these goals successfully or disengage from them if necessary, and how these processes change over time.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The 30th Annual Florida Senior Games began nine days of competition with seven sports on Saturday. Five sports were on the courts as Basketball Shooting, 3-on-3 Basketball, Racquetball, Shuffleboard and Tennis were on their respective courts. Cyclists were on their bikes on the roads of Martin County and Archers were on the range at Fort Lauderdale Archers.
When you retire, if you become disabled, or if someone you depend on dies, we are there when you need us. You can access your information, benefits, and important services from just about anywhere with your personal and secure my Social Security account. With your my Social Security account, you can:
Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our country. Our disability program is part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. Social Security is an important resource for military members who return home with injuries. If you know a wounded veteran, please let them know about our Wounded Warriors web page, www.ssa.gov/woundedwarriors.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – The Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) has delivered its 6 millionth meal through the Florida Restaurant Meal Initiative. The innovative partnership among DOEA, The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), 11 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), and more than 100 participating restaurants launched in April 2020 in response to COVID-19.