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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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UF/IFAS researcher continues quest for peanut that won't cause allergic reaction

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist has moved one step closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of peanut allergens by removing 80 percent of them in whole peanuts.

UF poll: Majority of Floridians support Right to Medical Marijuana ballot question

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A majority of Floridians support the use of medical marijuana, according to a new University of Florida poll.

Magnesium surgical implants can be designed to biodegrade, promote bone growth

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.

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Memory Slips and Dementia

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Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk

Study found 80 percent of those who complained of forgetting things had Alzheimer's 12 years later

Fruit Flies Yield Insights into Aging

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