As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
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 65 and by 2050 our nation’s elderly ... READ MORE
1)Situation/Target Audience/Objectives: The Hernando County Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) program provides education in basic money management and financial matters to both youth and adults. To achieve this, strategic partnerships with ... 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 help each other – and my wife and I also have two kids (a teenager ... READ MORE
Dallas Daniels, Megan Mann, and Mia Wilchcombe, UF/ IFAS Extension Lake County, Tavares, FL
Situation: Each year youth sell their market animals at the Lake County Fair, making a profit which provides an opportunity to teach them about finances. ... READ MORE
L. Hamilton., UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, DeLand, Florida, J. G. Ramirez, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, Florida, and S. Preston, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, Florida.
Situation: Home ownership is fundamental ... READ MORE
Close your eyes. Try to recall your first memory of saving money or budgeting. Me… I was 8 years old, or so I recall. My best friends and I had just convinced my mom to give us $5 so we could run to the corner store and get some candy. She ... 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 dishes that you ... READ MORE
I thought I would start blogging not only to share a little about my life but also to share ideas about the Science of Better Living. I hope to introduce you to some of the amazing work we are doing with youth, families and communities!
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