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UF Study: Terminally Ill Put Little Thought Into Choosing Treatment

Published: Dec 23rd, 1997

GAINESVILLE — What may be the decision of a lifetime often takes mere minutes when people consider treatment for fatal illness, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Researcher: Families Not Necessarily Best Suited To Care For Elderly

Published: Dec 4th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Many aging parents would rather take the risks of personal freedom than kowtow to their grown children for help with daily living, a University of Florida study finds.

UF Researcher: Elderly Who Live In Low Income Housing Largely Ignored

Published: Sep 19th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — The Sunshine State is the sunset state for many of the 75,000 elderly people whose needs are left unserved in government subsidized housing, says a University of Florida researcher.

UF Study Reveals Loss In Sensory Perception

Published: Sep 11th, 1997

GAINESVILLE–A University of Florida researcher says you can pick out a lemon at any age — at least if you smell it.

UF Researcher: Grandchildren May Play Role In Caring For Grandparents

Published: Jun 5th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Millions of older Americans may find that their best care comes not from government programs or their own children, but from grown-up grandchildren, a University of Florida researcher has found in a study that spanned 23 years.

UF Researcher: Future Health Care May Be Modeled After ATM Machines

Published: Jan 17th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — A byte may be better than a touch for some types of health care, says a University of Florida researcher who has shown that cyberspace may soon take the place of personal visits to the doctor.