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.
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 June 7 and July 4; all are free to access:
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.
Governor DeSantis Delivers the 100,000th Meal to Seniors in Viera, Florida as Part of the Department of Elder Affairs
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).
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – What do Florida Senior Games Pickleball player Gail Brown and 14-year Major League Baseball veteran player John Mabry have in common?
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.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Happy Father's Day from the Sunshine State Games. The month of June is synonymous with Father’s Day and the Sunshine State Games.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A pair of athletes who have expanded their game from the Sunshine State Games to a national level have earned the 2019 Sunshine State Games Athlete of the Year honors for their performances in last year’s Games.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – North Miami Beach won three games at the 2005 Sunshine State Games Basketball Championships in Gainesville, on Saturday, June 25, 2005.
The Social Security Administration announced the first of several steps the agency is taking to improve the public’s experience on its website. The newly redesigned retirement benefits portal, at www.socialsecurity.gov/benefits/retirement, will help millions of people prepare for and apply for retirement.
The Elder Affairs Advisory Board and the Asian-American Advisory Board Join Forces to Provide Masks to Seniors Residing in Public Housing
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.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The 2021 National Senior Games are scheduled to be held November 5-18, 2021, in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area, marking the second time a Florida community has hosted the National Games.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Suiting up for one of the five Riptides Water Polo teams at the 2017 Sunshine State Games was 2016 U.S. Olympic Water Polo team gold medalist Ashleigh Johnson, who advanced to the highest level of the sport of Water Polo, playing for the Miami-based Riptides teams in the Sunshine State Games.
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