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EXTENSION NEWS: Valentine’s Day means family, friends, love and celebration
Valentine’s Day is Friday. The stores have been stocked with decorations, candy and cards since the first of January. This is a good time to think of ways to share love and caring with family and friends. Consider ways your family can celebrate together.
EXTENSION NEWS: How long to store tax records?
You may be starting to collect your documents that you need for filing your 2013 taxes. You may have found that you have tax records and other information for many years. You may wonder how long do I need to keep all of these records.
EXTENSION NEWS: Nuts about nutrition
Did you know that nuts can help you to live longer?
EXTENSION NEWS: Protecting yourself from the ‘silent killer’
Cold weather and sometimes power outages can make for the perfect combination for carbon monoxide poisoning, otherwise known as the “silent killer.”
EXTENSION NEWS: Aging successfully
Everyday we learn about more and more people who are living a long healthy life through their 80s and 90s and many who actually live to be 100 years or older. As people continue to live longer, we must think about how well and how successfully they are aging.
EXTENSION NEWS: Fight flu, colds by eating a healthy diet
Waking up with a cold or the flu is not fun. Sometimes it makes you want to be more proactive about your health. Giving your immune system a boost can help prevent viruses from claiming you as a victim, but have you ever wondered how effective they are? A healthy diet can help you fight colds and flu.
EXTENSION NEWS: Enjoy comfort foods with fewer calories
Cold weather, holiday gathering, stress and any other occasions we eat and we may not be hungry. Although nutrients are required to sustain us, it is common for us to rely on food when we are upset, angry and lonely, or with others.
EXTENSION NEWS: Tips for staying active during the holidays and winter
We typically eat more and exercise less during the holidays and when it is cold. If we get too much out of balance with our food intake and our activity output, we may be adding too much to our holiday cheer!
EXTENSION NEWS: Maintain, don’t gain, over holidays
Many of you may have lost weight during this year or you may not. Often during the holidays it is a challenge to make sure you maintain and not gain.
EXTENSION NEWS: Minimize, manage holiday stress, blues
Depression and stress can occur anytime throughout our lives. For many people the holidays and the winter months can be the most difficult. There can be many causes including too many expectations, responsibilities, commercialization, and the death or health of loved ones.
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