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A red apple with a heart shaped bite out of the middle.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-02)
As we get older, love may start to look a little different. Learn some great ideas to bring sensory touch to an elder living alone. And read how to make small changes in your diet to more nutrient-dense food and beverage choices for breakfast and lunch. Next month, stay tuned for dinner suggestions.
N. Mazzullo 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2024-01)
Learn about the state's Radon Program and how to get free testing kits in Jan. and Feb. using our website's interactive map to find a pick-up location nearest you. Kits are available online for $17. In the kitchen, we are making an easy and nutritious power bowl using things you may already have on hand.
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Snowflake behind a red Happy Holidays
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-12)
Do the holidays make you a little lonely? Follow my eight tips to reduce loneliness and try to create an atmosphere that is positive and uplifting and captures the true meaning of the holidays. Learn ways to reduce holiday sugar. Identify the names of hidden sugars. And look for ways to make healthy beverage shifts.
Mazzullo, N. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletters
Cartoon Turkey
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-11)
Read what Dr. Brenda Freeman has to write about managing grief during the holidays. Also, how to make simple swaps and substitutions to make your Thanksgiving dinner go smoothly hopefully without any unnecessary trips to the grocery store. You might even get some good leftover ideas!
Freeman, B. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
Pumpkins, spikelets of wheat and Rowan on a colorful multi-colored knitted blanket
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-10)
Fall is in the air! October's newsletter discusses charity scams and how to make sure the donations you give are to a credible organization. Also, learn how to shop smarter using packaged food hacks, your freezer and shopping store tips.
Natalie Mazzullo 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Good Health Yellow Square
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-09)
September is healthy aging month and this edition discusses the different dimensions of wellness. Learn how to keep foods safe by following safe storage tips for National Food Safety Education Month, read about a great breakfast idea to celebrate Better Breakfast Month and try a Baked Flaked Chicken recipe.
Mazzullo, N. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
women drinking water
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-08)
Immunize Nevada writes on the importance of being up to date with immunizations and encourages you to talk with a health professional about which vaccines you might need. In addition, for water quality month, tips are provided to increase water consumption and how to swap surgery drinks for a healthier drink choice.
Graves, Bianca 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
strawberry basket
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-07)
Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month by reading about the three advantages of leisure activities for older adults. Learn how much protein you need to eat. And check out the Cooking Matters Chef's Notes for how to add vegetables, protein, and extra flavor to an all-American favorite dish of macaroni 'n cheese.
Mazzullo, N. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
fruits and veggies
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-06)
To celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month you'll want to read our featured article. This month we also celebrate National Dairy month with ways to get calcium even if you don't drink milk or eat dairy and National Egg month with a healthy vegetable filled frittata.
Malik, S. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
chef with knife
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-05)
This month's newsletter includes how to improve your mental health by staying connected, informed and safe online, knife safety and skills, how to make a burrito bowl for Cinco de Mayo and a delicious mango salsa that can also be made with peaches or pineapple.
Gottschalk, S. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
Long empty road lined with trees
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-04)
The National Safety Council considers Apr. Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Many older adults worry about having their driving privileges taken away. Learn more in our newsletter. Also featured is information from Cooking Matters ® on diets and a delicious banana crumble to celebrate National Banana Day on Apr. 14.
Hansen, Debbie 2023, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Newsletter
pasta bowl
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-03)
Do you think longevity and growing old is like pulling the lucky straw? Well, you might be surprised to know that how long you live can come down to some notable factors. This month also shares a couple easy Bingocize exercises for you to try at home and a delicious recipe featuring pasta, beans and greens.
Mazzulo, N. 2023, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-02)
How can you tell if your new online connection is a criminal? Learn the red flags of a potential scam. This month we are also sharing how you can make your own pizza at home!
Stokes, K. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Two people walking on a sandy beach.
Healthy LIVING while Aging! (2023-01)
Learn how to foster gratitude in your life. Often, we miss the good, getting caught up in our thoughts or getting to the next thing. By paying attention to the good in our lives, gratitude will naturally arise.
Haslem, H. 2023, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Illustration of world with various holiday icons.
Healthy Living while Aging! (2022-12)
All the holidays have certain things in common, including unity, celebration and sharing. Learn about different food customs and the holidays that accompany them. This newsletter encourages better eating habits and includes a delicious recipe that you can try this holiday season.
Mazzullo, N. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Overnight oatmeal with berries.
Healthy LIVING while Aging! (2022-11)
Learn about My Native Plate which is a nutrition education tool, used to teach about balanced meals and food groups, cooking methods, and portion sizes. Also, try a yummy oatmeal recipe that you can incorporate into your morning routines!
Cruz, T. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
A couple riding bikes together in the park.
Healthy Living while Aging! (2022-10)
Learn more about preparing to go to the doctor and improving your health literacy. This article provides tips and suggestions in order to make “well-informed” decisions regarding your health.
Swager, P., Emm-Hooper, D. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 10
A woman drinking a glass of water.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-09)
In honor of World Alzheimer’s day, we will discuss dementia and meaningful activities that can be applied to daily life. This newsletter hopes to bring a chance for more meaningful experiences with those affected by dementia and their family members.
Carson, J. & Lindsay, A. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno | Newsletter, Volume 3, Edition 9
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-08)
This newsletter contains information about nutrition and eye health, highlights farmers markets, and features a delicious watermelon salad recipe. 
Mazzullo, N. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 8
Spring Mountain State Park, NV.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-07)
This newsletter contains information on basic food safety practices, salad safety tips, information on local parks across in the state for Parks and Recreation Month, and a delicious sunshine salad recipe to try during the summer months!
Mapula E. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 7
bean salad
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-06)
This edition covers brain health and changes that occur while we age, and a delicious kidney bean and chickpea salad that would be great for a fresh summertime lunch or dinner entrée!
Lenz Lock, S. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 6
black women
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-05)
Learn about was to improve communication with age related changes, ways to assess if someone is experiencing a stroke, tips to keep your blood pressure in a healthy range, and an easy strawberry quinoa salad recipe that makes for a colorful and tasty meal!
Brancamp, T. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter
egg bite sandwich
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-04)
Learn ways to curb and reduce stress and anxiety with foods and spice, celebrate Earth Day while growing your own herb kit, and try a tasty egg bite recipe!
Mazzullo, N. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 4
basket of herbs
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-03)
Monthly newsletter covering: expanding your use of spices while cooking, how to reduce sodium, and a delicious vegetable stew recipe packed with herbs and spices!
Buffington, A. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter
old couple
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2022-02)
Monthly newsletter covering: health differences and inequalities, heart healthy snacks that are crunchy, satisfying and will curb your sweet tooth, an AARP heart smart menu quiz, information on the final episode of our live cooking demonstration and a new virtual nutrition and wellness.
Mazzullo, N, 2022, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Newsletter, Volume 3, Issue 2
older woman sleeping
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-12)
Monthly newsletter covering: getting more sleep as the December nights get longer; tips for getting good ZZZs; Easy, Healthy Meals with Chef Suzy cooking show and virtual Bingocize registrations; and healthy recipes for holiday gift giving.
Gentry, R., Lindsay, A., Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 12
An older adult couple cooking a healthy meal.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-11)
Monthly newsletter discussing the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, and the importance of diabetes management. This issue also provides several delicious fall recipes to try this holiday season, and advice on what to do with our leftovers!
Lavi, M. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 11
Older adult woman leaning back to back with an older adult man.
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-10)
Monthly newsletter detailing the necessity of vitamins and minerals in our diets as we age and covering: medication therapy management, advocating for you personal health literacy, and a flavorful Fall recipe sure to get you ready for Autumn.
Baker, L. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 10
An older woman doing push-ups
Healthy LIVING while aging (2021-08)
Monthly newsletter celebrating National Senior Citizen Day and covering: healthy aging, the importance of immunizations for older adults, healthy eating on a budget, exercising safely in the summer, and a summer salsa featuring a seasonal vegetable.
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 8
image of the brain
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-06)
Monthly newsletter covering: brain health, brain activities, healthy eating; and an egg scramble excellent for your brain.
Hartley, K. and Sabbagh, M. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 6
Butterleaf lettuce growing in a pot
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-04)
Monthly newsletter covering: vegetable ornamentals, health benefits of gardening, using SNAP benefits; and a vegetable forward pasta dish that is flavorful and nutritious.
O'Callaghan, A., Lindsay, A., Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 4
yogurt bowl
Healthy LIVING While Aging! (2021-03)
Monthly newsletter covering: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, My Plate, making every bite count, Spring fruits and vegetables; and a hearty and nutritious oat breakfast that is a good combination of fiber, protein and dairy.
A. Buffington, A. Lindsay, N. Mazzullo 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 3
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-02)
Monthly newsletter covering: heart health; grocery shopping tips; heart healthy shopping items to add to your next grocery list; and a high-fiber mixed berry crisp treat that provides heart health benefits.
A. Lindsay, N. Mazzullo 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 2
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Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-01)
Monthly newsletter covering: keeping new year resolutions simple and make them last; top 10 healthy New Year's resolutions for older adults; new virtual programming options for 2021 including Seniors Eating Well and Bingocize®; and a quicky and healthy recipe for black-eyed peas.
A. Lindsay, N. Mazzullo 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 1
Healthy LIVING While Aging! (2020/12)
Monthly newsletter covering: holidays in 2020; smart and safe holiday tips to home canned gifts; a delicious refrigerator apple butter recipe, and new virtual programming option for 2021.
Macmillan, K., Mapula, E., Mazzullo, N. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 12
Healthy LIVING While Aging! (2020/11)
Monthly newsletter covering: reflecting on aging thankfully; 10 tips to making healthier holiday choices, and a delicious green bean saute recipe.
Lindsay, S., Mapula, E., Mazzullo, N. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 11
Healthy LIVING While Aging! (2020/10)
Monthly newsletter covering: fall gardening; ergonomic gardening tools; healthy benefits of gardening; seasonal fall vegetables, exercise and physical activity, and a delicious fall butternut squash stew recipe.
Clarke, D., Lindsay, A., Mazzullo, N., Montana, C., O'Callaghan, A. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 10
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2020-08_Northern)
Monthly newsletter covering: versatile vegetables; benefits of shopping at farmers markets, senior farmers market nutrition program, Nevada seasonal harvest chart for June - August, rural Nevada farmers market schedule, and a kale soy salad and a creamy peanut dip recipe.
Buffington, A.; Clarke, A.D.; Mazzullo, N.; Ragalado, M. N. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Northern Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 8
Healthy LIVING while aging! (2020-08_Southern)
Monthly newsletter covering: versatile vegetables; benefits of shopping at farmers markets, senior farmers market nutrition program, Nevada seasonal harvest chart for June - August, southern Nevada farmers market schedule, and a kale soy salad and a creamy peanut dip recipe.
Buffington, A.; Clarke, A.D.; Mazzullo, N.; Ragalado, M. N. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Southern Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 8