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UF experts give tips to lower stress during holidays, starting with Thanksgiving dinner

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November 15, 2023

Do you look forward to eating Thanksgiving dinner with your family? So much anticipation. Lots of cooking, eating and cleanup. A festive feast with loved ones – or is it? Some families have one or more relatives whose behavior can be problematic ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Avoid, Cope, Family, Friends, Heidi Radunovich, Holidays, Nelly Nelson, Stress, Thanksgiving, Tips, Travel, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County, Youth And Community Sciences

The Power of Moments

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November 14, 2023

What are the origins of the defining moments in our lives? You know the ones that have us sitting on the edge of our chairs - waiting for the phone to ring or our name to be called. These can be moments that just happen or moments that we make ... READ MORE

Tags: Connection, Family, Friends

USDA, Cooperative Extension, APLU recognize UF/IFAS CAFÉ Latino with National Extension Diversity Award

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November 14, 2023

Since 2016, a growing number of University of Florida faculty have joined forces to enhance access and efficacy of information and programs to Spanish-speaking communities within the Sunshine State. They developed the Coalition of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: APLU, Association Of Public And Land-grant Universities, CAFE Latino, Coalition Of Florida Extension Educators For Latino Communities, Cooperative Extension, Family, Hispanic, John Diaz, Jonael Bosques-Mendez, Karla Shelnutt, Latino, Laura Valencia, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Department Of Family, University Of Florida, USDA National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Youth And Community Sciences

Stay Grounded This Fall: Tips for Maintaining Balance and Stability

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October 18, 2023

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults, with most falls occurring in the home? While this all sounds like bad news, there is some good…in that falls can be prevented. Most falls tend to occur due to a combination ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: #extensionforall, Fall Prevention, Fall Safety, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Maintaining Balance, Ocextension, Older Adults, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
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Youth-led research uncovers insights into needs of those affected by parental incarceration

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March 7, 2023

Parental incarceration is considered an adverse childhood experience (ACE), and research shows that it can have a lasting negative impact on children’s behavior, mental health and educational outcomes. According to the National Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Erin Vines, Family, Michelle Abraczinskas, News, Youth And Community Sciences

Heart of the Matter

January 31, 2023

February is the month we bring awareness to both Black History and American Heart health. I’m a Black health and wellness educator, so as you might imagine, both topics are near and dear to my heart! Black history month honors Black Americans’ ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Black History, Black History Month, Family, Healthy Hearts, Heart Disease, Heart Health, Ocextension, Our Hearts, Physcial Activity
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UF Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety receives over $7M in renewal funding

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December 9, 2022

Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times higher in these industries compared to all other ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Family, News, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Health And Safety, Tracy Irani, Youth And Community Sciences

Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Hurricane.

September 23, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Entertainment, Family, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Kits, Preparedness, Safety, Winds

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