Aug 6, 2020
Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educators Lorrissa Dunfee, Belmont County, and Michelle Treber, Pickaway County, recently received a $4,000 grant from the Ohio Falls Coalition to promote the overall health and wellness of senior citizens in their counties. The program, Bingocize, encourages movement and focuses on fall prevention and health education messages. Grant funds, managed by Belmont County’s health department, will be used to train Ohio State University Extension professionals and community partners for delivery in any county. Additionally, the funding will cover the Bingocize program materials and provide environmental supports such as grab bars for participants who successfully complete the program.
Jun 26, 2020
Family and Consumer Sciences Educators are teaming up across Ohio to provide a virtual summer learning series titled RESTART Ohio: Back to Healthy. The series will focus on a variety of health and wellness related topics and provide an opportunity for Ohioans to connect with Extension resources and gain valuable knowledge. [Read more...]
Jun 16, 2020
For many, a college education is something they dream of, and with proper planning, it can become a reality. According to The Federal Reserve (May 2019) the typical amount of education debt in 2018, among those with any outstanding balances, was between $20,000 and $24,999. Ohio residents are slightly above the national average debt ($28,650) at $30,629 at the time of graduation with 62% of students having some form of college loan (The Institute for College Access & Success, 2018). [Read the full Ohioline article...]