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UF Study: Ailing Black Elders Can Count On Help From Family And Friends

Published: Dec 5th, 1996

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Blacks are twice as likely as whites to care for their aging relatives, University of Florida researchers report.

UF Study: Rural Elders More Likely To Enter Nursing Homes

Published: Sep 4th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Older adults who live in rural America are more likely to enter a nursing home than their urban counterparts, report University of Florida researchers in the September issue of the Journal of Gerontology.

Wisdom Tied To Life Satisfaction In Old Age, Says UF Researcher

Published: Jul 26th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — A wise outlook on life is more important to the elderly than the comforts of health, money or good housing, says a University of Florida researcher.

Early Heat Waves Heighten Health Risks To Elderly And Children

Published: May 23rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Early record-breaking high temperatures in many parts of the nation could mean danger for elders and young children if precautions are not taken.

Study Reveals Elder Parents Value Their Adult Children Living With Them

Published: Apr 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — When adult children and their elder parents live together, both groups tend to be relatively happy and satisfied with the arrangement, says a new University of Florida study.