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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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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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After water reporting institute, stories keep flowing

All over the University of Florida campus, researchers grapple with how to meet the world’s ever-increasing need for access to clean, fresh water. For a group that convened at the College of...

Injured veteran to graduate with physical therapy degree

Jordan Kooiman has a special appreciation for the veterans and active duty military personnel he has worked with during his clinical internships as part of the University of Florida doctor of physical...

11 ways the orange and blue is green, too

When Jessica Miller drives to the University of Florida campus, she’s not just getting to work. As part of the Neutral UF Coalition, her commute pays for trees to clean the air and energy...

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Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost from Green Spaces

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oasesSource: HealthDay

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimizedSource: HealthDay

Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers saySource: HealthDay