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Florida Pride and End Alzheimer’s

June 25, 2020 1:00 pm ET   Join The Alzheimer’s Association Central and North Florida Chapter during Pride Month as they examine the intersections between dementia and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. They will discuss the importance of risk reduction, the benefits of early detection, and the necessity of…

Eldercare Holiday Drive!

ElderCare of Alachua County, a division of UF Health Shands, provides food and essentials for elderly community members who need a little extra help. Occupational Health (265-0250) along with Volunteer Services will be coordinating donations November 12th through the first week in December. Donations can be…

Season of Hope 5k/15k Run to benefit Dystonia

Time to sign up now for the epic and annual Tyler’s Hope Season of Hope Walk/Run 5K/15K which will be held Dec 7 on the Hawthorne trail. https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Gainesville/SeasonofHopeRun Join everyone in Neuromedicine, the McKnight Brain Institute and…

UF Neurology and Fixel Center Doctors to Present at 2020 MCI Conference.

The 18th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium/Workshop/Public Educational Forum presented by the Wien Center on Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will be held January 18-19, 2020 in Miami, FL at the Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University.

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Wear your purple ribbon to show your support! One in 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy at some point in their lifetime and an estimated 3.4 million people in the US are living with epilepsy. It is the fourth most common neurological disease after migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Despite these staggering…

Dance for MS

This class, designed by University of Florida dancers, neurologists and individuals with MS, benefits those with MS through improving physical and social well-being. This class will enhance health and vitality by improving posture, kinetic awareness, coordination, balance, social well-being and more. This class is free of cost and no…

Exercise Group for MS (GEMS)

Every Tuesday from 9:30am – 10:30am at the Senior Rec Center, 5701 NW 34th Blvd., Gainesville, FL, 32653. Instructor: Rachel Bennett from Swamp Fitness. Intended audience: All ages and functional abilities welcome. For more information, call 352.273.5550, email MS-Updates@neurology.ufl.edu or visit neurology@ufl.edu/MSprograms   MS Group Exercise Class Flyer…