Published: Nov 16th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Although common among the elderly, depression is not a personal weakness or character flaw, but rather a major medical issue and public health concern, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Nov 4th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Despite mounting evidence that hearing loss affects health, a significant number of elderly people don’t seek treatment for the problem, even when their hearing loss is substantial, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Mar 31st, 1999
GAINESVILLE—Your first home can fit your needs for a lifetime, with new design techniques available to builders today, says a University of Florida housing and home environment specialist.
Published: Feb 25th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Several hundred thousand elderly Americans living in federally-subsidized apartment housing could lose their independence as the new millennium begins because of funding shortfalls, according to a University of Florida study being released next week.
Published: Jan 25th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Contrary to what Juan Ponce de Leon thought when he searched for it in the 16th century, the fountain of youth is made of anti-oxidants, not water, and it’s a lot easier to find than the famed explorer thought.