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Aging Today Segment Archives

 Aging Today broadcasts each Tuesday at 3:04 pm on 88.9 WFSU-FM. Sponsored by The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy and the Claude Pepper Center, Aging Today discusses research on the possibilities and challenges of an aging society. Aging Today is also sponsored in part by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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September 4, 2018 - Could the extra years people are living nowadays change how we think about the life course?

August 28, 2018 - What is quality of life in nursing homes?

August 21, 2018 - How does the risk of depression vary across age groups?

August 14, 2018 - How are nursing homes rated?

August 7, 2018 - What is the Older Americans Act?

July 31, 2018 - How does roadway design affect older drivers?

July 24, 2018 - Why do women tend to outlive men?

July 17, 2018 - What was the Townsend Movement?

July 10, 2018 - Who was Claude Pepper? 

July 3, 2018 - What is lifelong learning? 

June 26, 2018 - How has life expectancy changed over time?

June 19, 2018 - Is the supply of long term care workers keeping up with the need for their services?

June 12, 2018 - Who was Maggie Kuhn?

June 5, 2018 - Who are the workers providing paid care to older Americans? 

May 29, 2018 - What is Meals on Wheels?

May 22, 2018 - How do pets affect our well-being in later life?

May 15, 2018 - Who provides care to older Americans needing assistance?

May 8, 2018 - What is a small house nursing home?

May 1, 2018 - Why are Social Security benefits indexed?

April 24, 2018 - Why are older workers the fastest growing part of the US labor force?

April 17, 2018 - What are defined benefit retirement plans?

April 10, 2018 - Can we count on having Social Security in the future? 

April 3, 2018 - How much income do retirees get from Social Security?

March 27, 2018 - How much does assisted living cost?

March 20, 2018 - How many people plan for their transition from driving?

March 13, 2018 - Do older drivers have more crashes than younger ones? 

March 6, 2018 - Could the extra years people are living nowadays change how we think about the life course?

February 27, 2018 - Why do women tend to live longer than men? 

February 20, 2018 - Who was Claude Pepper?

February 13, 2018 - What is lifelong learning? 

February 6, 2018 - How has life expectancy changed over time?

 

Tallahassee Magazine article highlighting Director Anne Barrett and the work of the Institute, OLLI and Safe Mobility for Life Coalition. 

Pepper Institute provides conference travel support for FSU undergraduate or graduate students doing aging research. Awards of up to $1,000 are available! Fall deadline Oct. 15

This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, a time for reflecting on our past and charting our future course.