Florida State recognized as 'Age-Friendly University'

Published: May. 31, 2017 at 1:40 PM EDT
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By: Symone Davis

May 31, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida State University is being recognized for catering to older adults.

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education has dubbed FSU an 'Age-Friendly University'.

Through the school's partnership with the Tallahassee Senior Center and the Institute of Successful Longevity, older adults have access to dozens educational classes and extracurricular activities.

“Tallahassee is a community of people who want to continue to learn and stay current. Lifelong learning opportunities gives them that chance to continue to have purpose,” says Sheila Salyer, Manager of the Tallahassee Senior Center.

The Tallahassee Senior Center brings in, on average, 5,000 seniors a month through their various programs.