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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.

April 15, 2019

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Duncan, Family & Consumer Sciences, FCS, Spence, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, Wilchcombe


April 15, 2019

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Family & Consumer Sciences, FCS, Health, Mobility, Spence, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County
healthcare directive

National Healthcare Decisions Day is Wednesday, April 16, 2018

January 5, 2018

In 2010, the Associated Press found less than 30 percent of Americans reported having an advance directive, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a 2005 study found nearly 70 percent of Americans die in a hospital, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: April, Communication, Decision, Directives, End-of-life, Expectations, Five Wishes, Healthcare, Medical, Spence, Treatments

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