Aging Today

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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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 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?


Tim Chapin, Dean of FSU College of Social Sciences and Public Policy with Sen. Bob Graham, FSU President John Thrasher, and former first lady Adele Graham in the Claude Pepper museum (FSU Photo)

Director Anne Barrett provides an overview of the most recent research and its implications for the formation of public policy for an aging society.

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