Jennifer Zuercher, RDN, LD
Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Extension Agent
“I’m a pretty active person. I try to walk every day. I thought I was in pretty good shape, but these exercises
made a difference in me,” said Gayle Price, program coordinator. Potential benefits of strength training
include a decrease in arthritis pain, weight maintenance and a reduction in the risk of diabetes, heart disease
and depression. Stress management and improvement in sleep quality and overall physical vitality are other
Fall 2022 class dates and locations will be posted at a later date.
For more information,
“This is a challenging time for families that rely on infant formula.
Many parents are struggling to make decisions that are best for their families. The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition
has curated a comprehensive list of resources and recommendations to support pregnant and postpartum families,
healthcare providers, and community members during this critical time. Please take a look at the Infant Formula
Shortage Support and Resources link. We hope this will be valuable and helpful in navigating infant feeding
for all families.”
INTERESTED IN A 5K OR OTHER RACES?
For more information go to https://www.runningintheusa.com/race/list/ks
Free SNAP-ED Classes
🍳Kansas SNAP-Ed is offering free virtual cooking classes to qualifying participants. Classes are part of a six lesson series. Participants who complete all six lessons will receive a $25 small kitchen appliance incentive.
Dining with Diabetes
Diabetic and want further insight on your diagnosis? K-State Research and Extension is offering virtual educational resources. Have further questions? Please contact Clara Wicoff for assistance at 620-365-2242 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When Your Income Drops
Many circumstances can lead to an abrupt reduction in income: a factory layoff or cutback, loss of a job, reduced farm income, or loss of a second income from a spouse. Just the threat of any of these situations is a serious blow to individuals and families struggling to survive economically in difficult times. The fact sheets in this series can help you begin to find your way when your income drops.