Section: Aging & Healthy Living

Father and daughter wash their hands at a sink

With the number of residents 65 and older expected to represent more than 26 percent of its population by 2025, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Florida has more older adults than any other state.

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Illuminating Safety

An illuminated street at night

While plenty of quantitative research exists to establish the relationship between crime rates and poorly lit areas, few studies have offered the promise of helping direct precisely where streetlights should be located to curb criminal activity.

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Music of Hate Crime

Person playing guitar on stage

The gunman drove to the front door of the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, entered the building and fired indiscriminately for about five minutes during afternoon prayers, killing 41 people.

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Creativity and Curricula

Teenage boy taking photo outside high school on campus

Starting in 2012, a group of 114 high school freshmen in New York City participated in a study designed to measure how effectively they could use the arts to learn about seemingly unrelated subjects, such as math.

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Partner Spotlight: Tervis Tumbler

USF Sarasota-Manatee campus students pose for a picture

Tervis Tumbler, the Sarasota-based manufacturer of popular insulated drink containers, recently partnered with students from the Sarasota-Manatee campus to seek feedback on several products it was launching.

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Becoming Age-Friendly

Kathy Black at the World Health Organization training in Switzerland with her five international colleagues and age-friendly advocates.

What matters most as we age?It’s a simple question, but one likely to elicit deeply personal and ever-changing responses as we grow older.

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