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USF researchers seeking 1,400 Villagers for year-long brain health study

A research team from the University of South Florida has launched an ambitious study to better understand the aging brain. Now, they are seeking...

Department of Health will offer drive-through flu shot clinic in Ocala

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will hold a drive-through flu shot clinic on Friday, March 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the department’s...

Recognizing anxiety and depression in older adults

Here’s a message for seniors who are feeling blue: depression and anxiety are not a normal part of growing older, and it’s not something...

Alzheimer’s Family Organization plans free Caregiver Day in The Villages

The Alzheimer’s Family Organization, a non-profit that serves and supports families living with Alzheimer’s and dementia in Citrus, Sumter, Marion, and Lake counties, will...

Expert to discuss use of technology to enhance travel for the hearing impaired

Larry Kavanaugh of the Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers, will speak to the Hearing Loss Association of America at 1 p.m. Tuesday,...

Eating and drinking sugar can cause diabetes

Very exciting research from Princeton University explains how taking in sugared drinks and any sugar added to foods (not in whole fruits and vegetables)...

Brain fitness training center to be offered at Belvedere Library in The Villages

Dr. Amy Moore, psychologist and brain health researcher at Gibson Institute of Cognitive Research in Colorado Springs will host a fun, engaging, hands-on brain...

Participants can register online for Alzheimer’s Family Support Walk

The sixth annual Alzheimer’s Family Support Walk is coming up Saturday, Feb.24, and it is easy to enter, online or at the event.  Registration...

Dr. Gabe Mirkin to speak to Villages Canoe and Kayak Club

Dr. Gabe Mirkin will speak Tuesday afternoon to the Villages Canoe and Kayak Club at Colony Cottage Recreation Center. Mirkin, a columnist with Villages-News.com, will...

Mickey Mantle and liver cancer

Strong family support helped Mickey Mantle go from a poor mining town in Oklahoma to being the superstar center fielder of the New York...

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