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Spring Vim & Vigor: Nursing Home Alternatives & Tips for Seniors

The Spring 2015 issue of our family health magazine, Vim & Vigor, focuses on staying healthy and happy as we age.

A nursing home alternative helps adults like Eliza Anderson
A Central Virginia program provides medical and social resources so Eliza Anderson (left) and other older adults can stay in their own homes.

Read about:

  • A Charlottesville program that helps seniors stay in their own homes instead of moving to nursing homes.
  • One of the world’s first children to have open-heart surgery — he’s now in his 60s and works out three times a week while waiting for a heart transplant.
  • A 74-year-old with mantle cell lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer. A clinical trial at UVA has given him more time and hope.

Plus, 80-year-old “Philomena” star Judi Dench shares her macular degeneration story and why she thinks the word “retire” is rude.

Read Vim & Vigor now and enter a contest to win free food.

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