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COVID Research – Survey Request

Dear colleagues, friends and acquaintances , We developed an anonymous online survey to understand how COVID-19 is impacting people’s lives. The survey consists of questions about medical health, activity levels, mood, use of technology and food availability before and during the COVID-19 outbreak. The survey link is https://is.gd/surveycovid and it…

Coronavirus and Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. What you can do: If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible. Wash your hands often. Avoid close contact (6 feet, which…

Master’s Degree Graduates

Hearty congratulations to Andrea Jenkins (far right) and Matthew Young (second from left) for graduating with a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences with concentration in Gerontology!…

JAX-ASCENT Ribbon Cutting

JAX-ASCENT, a new research facility focusing on aging studies opened its doors on the campus of UF Health Jacksonville, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place on May 11, 2018. Ribbon Cutting ceremony The Center aims to register every year 1,000 adults,…

Dr. Anton in the News: Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting leads to significant weight loss, slows aging, UF research review finds. On the similar topic, also featuring Dr. Steve Anton: STEM-Talk about diet, exercise, intermittent fasting and lifestyle interventions to improve health.