Katie Stevens

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Katie Stevens

Program Officer I

Programs

Elders playing Bingocize.

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!

Trigenerational family cooking dinner together.

Cooking Matters

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.

Two adults hike along a walking trail

Healthy Aging

The Healthy Aging strategy offers physical activity and nutrition education, and health promotion to seniors throughout Nevada. With funding from the Nevada Division of Health and Human Services Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Healthy Aging programming provides skills that support making healthy eating choices and encourage an active lifestyle.

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Nevada CAN (COVID-19 Aging Network) and Resource Information for Older Adults

Nevada CAN is a service of the Nevada 2-1-1 and Nevada Care Connection – A partnership to help you connect to supports and services.

An older adult man prepares a sandwich

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.

women chopping vegs

Simply Delicious: Easy, Healthy Meals

Our Simply Delicious recipes are simple to prepare, easy to cook and taste delicious. To be sent a laminated copy of each recipe presented in the cooking series email HealthyAging@unr.edu.

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Recipes
tacos
Lentil and Quinoa Tacos
What you'll need: Large skillet Spatula or spoon Measuring cups Measuring spoons Cutting board Sharp knife Small bowl Whisk or fork Stovetop
.Mazzullo, N. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 6
kale
Kale Salad with Pomegranates and Lemon Vinaigrette
What you'll need: Small bowl Whisk or fork Measuring spoons Measuring cups Large bowl Spatula or spoon
Mazzullo, N. 2022, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 5
Festive Fruit Bark
Berries are delicious and nutritious. Try different combinations of berries, jelly and jams.
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 3
Mixed Berry Chia Jam
A quick jam to help you sweeten up breakfast and use up any leftover berries before they spoil!
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 3
Roasted Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Lemon Tahini Dressing
What you'll need: Large bowl Small bowl Whisk or fork Measuring spoons Baking sheet Spatula or spoon Oven Oven mitt
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 2
Sweet Potato Pumpkin Soup
A healthy soup that is fun, fast, tasty and fits your budget.
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 1