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  1. Do you have a financial question? Ohio State Extension can help.

    Apr. 01, 2020

    Dayton, OH: If you have a financial question. You’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

  2. It's All About Time - Email Challenge

    Mar. 31, 2020

    Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge: It’s All About Time

    During this six-week challenge, you will consider ways that “time” affects your life. You will be encouraged to fill your plate half full of vegetables and fruits for two meals each day. For activity, you will aim for 30 minutes of movement at least five times a week. You will focus on strategies to improve sleep and explore ways to enhance your work/life balance and enjoy more “me” time

    Challenge Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020  

  3. Extension Office Closure - Staff Teleworking and are Reachable through Calls and Email

    Mar. 17, 2020

    Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
  4. Be aware – wash with care!

    Mar. 05, 2020

    There’s a reason why around this time every year we see an abundance of hand washing literature. That’s because hand washing is the #1 defense against spreading germs and keeping healthy. It is important that we all do our part in limiting the spread of germs and diseases especially during Flu sason!

  5. Four Changes for a Healthy Heart

    Feb. 18, 2020

    Valentine’s Day isn’t the only heart-related event in February—it is also American Heart Month, recognized by the United States government as a time to increase awareness of heart disease. This month is a great time to reflect on how your habits affect your heart health. Heart disease is the cause of death for about 1 in every 4 Americans, but people can decrease their chance of getting cardiovascular disease with healthy eating and physical activity (CDC).

  6. Caregiver Support Network: Resilience Building and Resource Sharing

    Feb. 06, 2020

    Saturday February 22nd from 1 PM-4:15 PM

    Join the Caregiver Support Network at The Ohio State University for an important discussion on
    caregiver burnout, telemedicine, useful gadgets and technology. Learn about caregiver self-care,
    managing burnout, stress, mental health, connecting with resources and more!

    Who should attend:

    Family members caring for an adult or senior with chronic illness or disability

    Adult children concerned about aging parents

  7. MACKENZIE HOOG CROWNED OHIO FAIRS’ QUEEN

    Feb. 06, 2020

    Mackenzie is a 10-year 4-H member of the We-Liket 4-H Club, 4-year FFA member (Valley View H.S.), current Jr. Fair Board President, Ohio FFA Reporter (part of the Ohio FFA Officer Team) and current Class President (Seniors – Valley View HS). Mackenzie competed along with 79 other fair queens from around the state.

  8. Game Day Snacking

    Jan. 30, 2020

    With college basketball in full swing and the Superbowl around the corner, many Ohioans are spending weekends watching sports with friends and family. Often, these events involve snacking, since many game day traditions revolve around food. Many typical game day snacks, such as bacon ranch dip or fried chicken wings, are high in fat and sodium.

  9. Montgomery County Farm Bill Program

    Jan. 08, 2020

    Come join us for Montgomery County Farm Bill Program!

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
    6:30 P.M to 8:30 P.M

    PROGRAM IS FREE!

  10. Healthy Habits for the New Year

    Dec. 30, 2019

    The tradition of making New Year Resolutions is a great chance to think about healthy changes you can make in your life. Even the smallest change can make a big difference in your health. For example, just 15 minutes of light physical activity every day can add 3 years to your expected lifespan (Source: Harvard Health). Here are some ideas of healthy habits you and your family could try in the New Year:

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