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UF Health Vitality Mind

Welcome to UF Health Vitality Mind! The purpose of this innovative collaborative program between The Village in Gainesville, FL and the University of Florida is to explore strategies to help older adults maintain and improve their brain health and quality of life. We are also a VITAL ‘learning laboratory’ and hope others will join in our quest to uncover new possibilities for maximizing brain health.

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Recent UF graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Dr. Anna Yam’s study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.

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How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

WCJB TV 20 -- UF Health Vitality Mind's Dr. London Butterfield discusses how to set goals and stay motivated.

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New hope for the brain

SENIOR TIMES MAGAZINE -- The Village and UF Health partner to help seniors.

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Free fitness iPhone apps fail to meet American College of Sports Medicine exercise guidelines

Are you planning on ramping up your exercise regimen this summer? There may not be an app for that -- at least not a reliable one.

How does this grab you? Grip strength may tell whether you have diabetes, high blood pressure

Whether you grasp it right away or not, your grip strength may indicate whether or not you have undetected diabetes and high blood pressure, University of Florida researchers say.

Researchers: Body fat can send signals to brain, affecting stress response

The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it’s a two-way street: Body...

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Just 1 in 3 Seniors with Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be At Higher Risk for Problem Drinking

British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them