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Class Leader Course Available for Powerful Tools for Caregivers

November 20, 2017, 2:46 pm | Malisa Rader, Laura Sternweis

A Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Leader Training is scheduled for Jan. 24-25, 2018, to equip class leaders to co-lead programs for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions and caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Caregivers Face Transitions with Loved Ones

June 1, 2017, 9:24 am | Cheryl Clark, Laura Sternweis

One of the challenges faced by people in caregiving situations is dealing with changes that occur in those relationships. “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a series of classes from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps caregivers learn how to handle the changes and resulting transitions.


Iowa State Workshops Examine Research on Mindful Eating and Behavior

April 28, 2017, 12:29 pm | Anthony Santiago, Laura Sternweis

Iowans have four opportunities in May to learn how mindful eating and behavior contribute to a healthy lifestyle. A faculty member and a clinician from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University will be sharing current research during free workshops in Waterloo, Le Mars, Atlantic and Iowa City.

Live with Purpose

January 3, 2017, 10:23 am | Kristi Cooper, Laura Sternweis

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Kristi Cooper, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.