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Better Choices - Better Health
September 2, 2014

Put Life back into Your Life.  Consider a Better Choices Better Health Workshop.  Are you an an adult and have and ongoing health condition?

You'll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

Better Choices - Better Health
September 2, 2014

Put Life back into Your Life.  Consider a Better Choices Better Health Workshop.  Are you an an adult and have and ongoing health condition?

You'll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

September 2, 2014

What is Clover Kids?  Clover Kids is a FUN youth program specially designed for children in Kindergarten-3rd grade.  The focus is on hands-on cooperative learning in small groups.  Clover Kids Participate in actiities, games, and other positive experiences in a suportive, creative challenging and fun environment.

4-H Clover Kids
September 2, 2014

What is Clover Kids?  Clover Kids is a FUN youth program specially designed for children in Kindergarten-3rd grade.  The focus is on hands-on cooperative learning in small groups.  Clover Kids Participate in actiities, games, and other positive experiences in a suportive, creative challenging and fun environment.

July 3, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for a Field Specialist I with a joint appointment within Human Sciences and Community & Economic Development that will focus on Extension engagement and education with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities. This position will also provide educational opportunities and programs, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of human sciences, leadership development and community capacity building. Additional responsibilities include the development of program materials and the provision of staff and volunteer training, as well as help develop educational models that may be used by the Extension system to effectively build relationships with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities.

Finance Project - Worksheets and other information shared during the workshop held on March 16, 30, and April 13, 2006.

 

Statewide Resources

  • Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, Facebook or Twitter for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home environment, equipment, nutrition, textiles, and laundry. - 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • Help children succeed at school by creating a home environment that promotes learning.  Find out how developing routines, setting limits, and providing good nutrition can help.
     

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

  • A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Find reliable, high quality, research-based information for professionals and parents in CYFERNet’s clearinghouse of the best children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country.

  • Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • Learn about connecting family and the environment, get ideas on “living lighter”, and share your experiences and thoughts on how to positively impact economic and environmental health through sustainable living.
     

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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