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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.

Leisure activities and how they help us as we age.

How much protein do I need?

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

Mazzullo, N. 2023, Healthy LIVING while aging! (2023-07), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter

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Pasta Primavera
A flavorful spring recipe for you and your family to savor.
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Simple Fish Tacos
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Using Extension's expertise, the HAI team can connect you with the resources to navigate aging and its trends. HAI programs are offered for older adults and those who partner with them to provide care and support, including careers in aging exploration for middle and high school students and incoming college freshmen. We provide expert nutrition and physical activity training information for elders, caregivers and professionals. We have sponsorship options for tours and professional education.