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Students running in the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida, exercise, bleachers, fitness. UF/IFAS Photo: Sally Lanigan. UF/IFAS File Photo.

Physical Activity and Fall Prevention

June 12, 2023

Life can be full of wonderful experiences. Falling is not among them. There is nothing pleasant about losing a sense of control, panicking while searching for a way to stabilize oneself, then feeling all kinds of pain after landing on the ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Fall Prevention, Linda B. Bobroff, Physical Activity, Sergio Romero, Wendy W. Lynch
Canned food drive. Photo taken 11-16-21. UF/IFAS Photo by Cat Wofford.

Learning about LILA Areas and Community Food Environment Disparities

May 22, 2023

Five years after leaving their hometown, two friends reconnect. The first friend moved to the heart of a big city, and the second relocated to the suburbs. They take a long stroll around the city and catch up on half a decade of small talk ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Community Food Environment, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Disparities, Food, Karla Shelnutt, Nutrition
A box garden. Home gardening, accessible gardening. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Learning about Urban Agriculture

February 28, 2023

Since 2020, people have had a lot to think about. A pandemic, grief, loss of old comforts and rituals, difficulties that came with adapting, possible ways to help, and different ways to address daily questions and issues. "What can I do to get ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Hannah Wooten, Urban Agriculture

AskIfas: más información en español para una comunidad latina que quiere aprender

February 7, 2023

Se calcula que la comunidad latina en Estados Unidos es de más de 60 millones de habitantes y Florida es el segundo estado en la lista con mayor porcentaje de esta población después de Texas, esto hace que sea un público con muchas necesidades ... READ MORE

Category: , Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: AskIFAS, EDIS Authors, Espanol, Informacion, UF/IFAS. EDIS
Sunset and clouds in the Florida Keys.

Reducing Risks of Homelessness for Former Foster Care Youth

February 6, 2023

Life is a series of expectations, milestones, and numbers. It can be quite the balancing act, even in stable circumstances. People are expected to follow a certain timeline when it comes to learning how to drive, finding a job, graduating, and ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Foster Care, Francesca Michelini, Homelessness, Kate Fogarty, Marilyn Swisher, Randall Cantrell, Youth

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