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  1. Debbie Carpenter

    Debbie Carpenter is Shirley Brooks-Jones Citizenship Award Recipient

    Feb 5, 2020

    Congratulations to Debbie Carpenter, Lawrence County EFNEP program assistant, on being selected as the 2019 Shirley Brooks-Jones Citizenship Award recipient. The award was created to recognize staff members in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences who excel in providing outstanding and ongoing excellence in services to faculty, staff, students and/or others through communication, fairness, problem solving and contributions to positive change in the college. In honor of this recognition, Debbie received a plaque and $500 cash award during a recent CFAES Award ceremony.

  2. Burned out caring for someone? Attend this workshop

    Feb 5, 2020

    As people age and some become disabled, they may need a caregiver, and while that role can be fulfilling, it also can be exhausting and sometimes isolating. Anyone who cares for another likely has experienced the stress and possibly the feelings of helplessness that can come with taking care of an ailing person. To help caregivers through the many hurdles, The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) is co-hosting a free workshop on February 22.

    The workshop is for people who care for someone who is disabled or sick, adult children concerned about aging parents, as well as those who work for long-term care facilities. Although the workshop’s presenters will be in Columbus, their talks will be streamed live to locations in Akron, Athens, Caldwell, Fremont, Lebanon, and Ottawa. At each of the meeting sites, an OSU Extension educator and representatives from local social service or senior service agencies will be present to answer questions and encourage discussion.

  3. Healthy Living Resources Telecasts

    Nov 10, 2019

    Healthy Living Resources is a new telecast series presented by Family and Consumer Sciences program specialists that focuses on health, wellness, and the impact that stress has on our lives. Whether it be financial struggle or chronic disease management, stress can creep up as a result of many of the day-to-day events that we face in our lives. Tune-in monthly as the team interviews Family and Consumer Sciences educators and other specialists to discuss how they address, and hopefully prevent this from negatively impacting our overall health and wellness.