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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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New hope for the brain

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

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New program focuses on the aging brain

WCJB TV 20 -- As we age, it becomes just as important to stay mentally sharp as it is to stay physically healthy. Even though your brain can't "pump iron" like your muscles can, a new local program aims to help work out your mind.

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UF and The Village launch program to help older adults improve brain health

UF Health Vitality Mind provides residents of The Village and the community with free cognitive assessments and interventions.

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Ebola not likely to alter Americans’ holiday travel plans, survey shows

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Ebola may be a worldwide health crisis, but a new study shows it’s not likely to keep many Americans from heading over the river and through the woods for the holidays.

UF researchers grow norovirus in human cells

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have grown a human norovirus in a cell culture dish, finally opening the door to developing medications for fighting the intestinal scourge that...

UF/IFAS mosquito-feeding study may help stem dangerous viruses

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new...

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Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?

Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say