Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Family and Community Health (FCH) unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.
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Family & Community Health PROGRAMS
Diabetes Support Group
Second Wednesday of the Month
June 14, 2023
10:00am | Sammy Brown Library
You will find: Education, Fellowship, Social Connection, Recipes, Resources, and More!
Mood Food: Eating to Stay Healthy and Happy
It’s crazy how food can be a social, emotional, physical and spiritual experience all at the same time. What we eat, when we eat, whom we eat with and how we eat can all play a role in the experience. This article is all about one connection that’s often overlooked: food and mood. It’s a really interesting read and I encourage you to “chew” on it for a while. -Clarissa Read more here!
Master of Memory
Thursdays: May 11, 18 & 25
10:30-12:00 Sammy Brown Library
Master of Memory is a series to help older adults understand how memory works, identify ways to improve memory and pinpoint things in everyday life that may affect memory.
Mind Your Risk
Did you know that high blood pressure, especially in mid-life, is connected to dementia later on? Many people with hypertension (high blood pressure) know that they’re at an increased risk for stroke and heart attack. However, emerging research suggests that hypertension also increases one’s risk for dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease. Read more here!
More Health Tips & Information:
Alzheimer’s Association: 10 Ways to Love Your Brain
How to Eat Right and Save Money at the Same Time
Dietary Guidelines for Americans- Quick Nutrition Tips
Better Living for Texans
Better Living for Texans is a statewide nutrition education program for adults and kids who want to learn how to eat well and save money. You can make friends and have fun while you learn about eating healthy foods and saving money! Read more on Better Living for Texans!
Path To The Plate
When consumers are making connections between agriculture and health, there is concern about where information is obtained. Many turn to the easiest and quickest source of information, the internet. Learn more on Path to the Plate!