The Gerontological Society of America's highly cited, peer-reviewed journals are continuing to publish scientific articles on COVID-19, and all are free to access. The following were published between October 26 and November 13:
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the days count down to the registration deadline for the 2020 Florida Senior Games, a check of the registration database finds 14 previous Athletes of the Year registered, along with the 2019 Florida Senior Games Athletes of the Year, Peggy Peck and Ed Scheid.
If you rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments or Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits and want to start working or return to work, we can help. A Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) is a rule under SSI to help people with disabilities return to work. If you receive SSI or could qualify for SSI after setting aside income or resources so you can pursue—or achieve—a work goal, you could benefit from a PASS.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Good things came in fives for Jaqui Griffith as she prepared for her 2020 Florida Senior Games journey.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In 28 years of the Games, only three centenarians, John Donnelly, of Sun City Center, Roger Gentilhomme, of Dunedin and James Kales, of Bonita Springs, have competed. Their accomplishments and good nature drew national attention.
TALLAHASSEE — In a normal year, the Pensacola Senior Games would have come to a conclusion on Sunday, September 27. As we all know, 2020 has been less than normal.
We are excited to announce the release of a new, standardized Benefit Verification letter.
MIAMI – As #OurCounty continues to reopen, there is still a demand for COVID-19 supplies for the elderly and their caregivers. Elder Affairs Advisory Board Member and Senior Advocate for the Office of the Mayor Teri Busse-Arvesu received a donation of 500 disposable gloves from Silvia Lopez of the Community Medical Group, a Florida Medicaid and Medicare health services provider. The Aug. 27 donation went to the Elderly and Disability Services Bureau of Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department.
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We are here for surviving family members when a worker dies. In the event of your death, certain members of your family may be eligible for survivors benefits. These include widows and widowers, divorced widows and widowers, children, and dependent parents.
LEESBURG, Fla. – With the 2021 National Senior Games to be held in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area next November, Avis Vaught, a long-time Florida Senior Games and National Senior Games athlete, wanted to make sure as many of her counterparts as possible could experience the national biennial event.