Situation and Objectives: A 4-H SPIN club is a special interest club where five or more young people get together to learn about a topic of interest. SPIN programs have proved to be successful because they provide short-term… Read More
Category: Relationships & Family
SHARING WISDOM: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO MATTERS OF HEALTH AND WEALTH AS WE AGE. L. Duncan, UF/ IFAS Extension Sumter County, L. Spence, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, M. Wilchcombe, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County.
Situation: AARP reports one in eight Americans who are over the age of 65 are the fastest growing segment of the aging population. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, in 2030 one in five Americans will be over… Read More
Situation: As we age, it’s natural for friendship connections to shrink. Considering health, mobility, and other constraints, initiating new networks is more difficult. Compounding loneliness, partners, friends, and family become infirm, die or move away. In 2012, a… Read More
I recently read a good piece on the sandwich life stage, as I like to call it. I am currently living the dream, as are many of you. My folks live on their own now – we all… Read More
Think of your childhood memories. I recall singing songs, eating some traditional foods/desserts, and, of course, opening presents. The joys of the new G.I. Joe or the almost joy at the new socks and scarves. The cookies and… Read More
FOCUSING ON PARENTING STYLES FOR BETTER CHILD OUTCOMES Converse, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County, Seffner, FL Situation: Parenting styles form the foundation of modern research concerning the parenting effect on child behavior, socialization, and school success. Parental styles are… Read More