Morals, Not Memories, Define Who We Are

Have you ever wondered just what it is that makes you, you? If all your memories were to fade away, would your identity dissolve along with them? Would friends and family no longer perceive you to be the same person as before? For the 5.3 million Americans experiencing memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease, these […]

Welcome to the Claude Pepper Center!

Our Mission: The central mission of The Claude Pepper Center at FSU is to use information and data from multiple sources to help inform policy makers, researchers, teachers, the media and the general public about the health, long term care and income security challenges confronting the nation’s older citizens. Current Projects: In Development: Mental Health […]

China Will Get Rich Before It Grows Old

At a conference on the Chinese economy in 2012, Cai Fang, a demographer at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, issued a dire warning: “There’s now no doubt China will be old before it is rich.” He was expressing a view widely held by economists and China watchers. Over the past 65 years, life expectancy […]

Music and Memory Trailer

We are excited to show you a project that has been in the making for some time. Enjoy the trailer and be sure to check back for the final video once the research results are in! Here is the Music and Memory trailer :   Important Links: If You Had Dementia, What Songs Would Be […]