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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How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

WCJB TV 20 -- UF Health Vitality Mind's Dr. London Butterfield discusses how to set attainable, successful goals for the new year.

Eagle Scout builds dog park for residents of The Village

GTN News Gainesville -- Eagle Scout Addison Foli has created a dog park on the campus of The Village retirement community. The new park gives residents and their pets a new spot to exercise and socialize.

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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Don’t hate your gut: It may help you lose weight, fight depression and lower blood pressure

Trillions of microorganisms live inside your gut. Anatomy Insider/Shutterstock.com ...

Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best course of treatment....

Life-altering treatments available to Tourette patients

Tourette syndrome is a mysterious medical curiosity that has puzzled doctors for more than a century. People who have it suffer from tics and other behavioral problems, such as obsessive compulsive...

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Better Diet, Longer Life?

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthierSource: HealthDay

Living with Purpose May Help Seniors Sleep Soundly

Sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome are less common in those with a reason to get up in the morning, study findsSource: HealthDay

Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimenSource: HealthDay