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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-05)

Powered by Connection recognizes the profound impact that meaningful relationships and social connections have on our health and well-being. Also, check out Eating Smart/Being Active lessons which contain physical activities, tips for food preparation, food safety and saving money at the grocery store.

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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-04)

Read about how to age well in place, tips on keeping your home safe, and tips on staying connected and engaged. Learn about what spring produce is available, the emotional benefits of exercise, and making healthy choices one snack at a time!

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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-03)

In honor of National Nutrition Month, we provide you with practical guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Follow these simple dietary habits and physical activities to help prevent chronic disease. In addition, we will showcase a dinner recipe that is high in nutrients and can help boost immunity and overall health.

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Shared Responsibility Summit: Combating Elder Fraud

presented by the University of Nevada, Reno Extension

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2024

8 a.m. registration & sign-in
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. presentations
Location: Las Vegas at Extension's Lifelong Learning Center.

Join us for an engaging and informative day learning about the most prevalent types of scams that target older adults. The day includes a diverse panel of elder fraud survivors and AARP Victims Advocate, Kate Kleinert. We will hear about Nevada's advocacy work around elder fraud and how our state prosecutes these fraudulent criminals.

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Extension faculty will provide a deep dive into romance scams and engage the audience in an interactive fishbowl activity. The day will conclude with information from the Nevada Attorney General's Office. Community resources include, but are not limited to, Aging & Disability Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, credit unions, local police offices, public guardian's office and more!

Continuing education will be requested from the Boards of long-term care administrators, marriage and family therapists and social workers. Continuing professional education for certified health education specialists, nurses and the International Association of Financial Criminal Investigators will also be available.

For more information, please call Natalie Mazzullo at 702-948-5911 or  nmazzullo@unr.edu

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Aging Mastery Program®

An evidenced-informed curriculum combining knowledge sharing with goal-setting and feedback routines, daily practices, peer support and small rewards. Classes are led by a facilitator and enhanced by expert speakers who help participants gain the skills and tools they need to manage their health, remain economically secure, and contribute actively to society.

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Bingocize

Bingocize mixes exercise, health education and bingo to help seniors overcome health problems. It’s completely adaptable for all types of facilities and is beneficial for all ranges of physical and mental ability. Evidence shows social, cognitive and physical improvements from doing Bingocize, and the best part is that it's fun!

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Eating Smart • Being Active

Cooking Matters is helping end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. The program teaches foster grandparents and grandparents with legal guardianship to shop for and cook healthy meals on a limited budget.

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Disrupt Aging Classroom

An interactive evidence-based curriculum developed by AARP® that challenges students to examine their aging perceptions and think about how the growing aging population is relevant to their personal lives and future careers. Taught by extensively trained facilitators in the classroom or virtually.