August is Clear the Animal Shelter Month
What better time than during the Clear an Animal Shelter Adoption Campaign to adopt a pet? What might be some of the benefits to pet owners?
A recent article from the University of Florida News showed ... READ MORE
September is Suicide prevention month bringing awareness to the issue might save a life. We have all met with challenges over our lifetime. Previously, I was in the public school system and sadly there are many children that suffer from depression, ... READ MORE
As a part of Farm City Week Marion County Extension honors individuals from our Community for their contributions to Agriculture. Since its inception in 2003 Marion County has recognized thirty-four men and women for their place in Marion County’s ... READ MORE
"Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something" - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
We are all human. Each person across the globe is experiencing our current pandemic behind a different lens. And yet, ... READ MORE
Depression is common in older adults.
Late-life depression affects 6 million Americans aged 65 or older yet only 10% receive treatment. Even though older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, it is not ... READ MORE
It’s a Family Thing
Communicate with children about money matters.
From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has to modify some behaviors to help ... READ MORE
Getting by in Uncertain Times: Communication Sets the Tone
When we experience periods in our lives when there seem to be more questions than answers, it’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open. The COVID-19 outbreak ... READ MORE
Dan Cromer, Director of Information Technology at the University of Florida has seen more than his share of digital wrong-doing. Concerned about the individuals he serves, he recently sent a cautionary reminder to faculty and staff, yet it actually ... READ MORE
Medical Appointments during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Taking into consideration the COVID-19 outbreak, monitoring our health and well-being has taken on even more importance. In light of the pandemic, you may be wondering about your medical appointments. ... READ MORE
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