College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
The Nevada Division of Health and Human Services receives funding for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) from the federal government and allocates over half of this to Extension to perform needs assessments and to create and provide programming to meet identified needs. The goal of SNAP-Ed is to support limited-resource families in making healthy food and lifestyle choices.
The Healthy Aging strategy through Extension offers the following SNAP-Ed programs to provide s
Seniors Eating Well
Healthy eating and nutrition education for older adults. These lessons are designed to reach older adults at places they congregate: senior centers, low-income housing community centers, and other senior housing centers.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
Exercise and fall prevention for older adults
UNLV School of Public Health, Outstanding Undergraduate Award 2019