Allen County Extension Office offers programs of special interest

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December 3, 2014 at 7:00 AM

January 20, 2015 at 7:00 AM

February 4, 2015 at 7:00 AM

March 10, 2015 at 7:00 AM

April 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM

May 14, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Location: Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue

Phone: Vickie Hadley at 260-481-6826 or TDD -711

Event Description

November 24, 2014 Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 8:24 AM EST

The Allen County Extension Office will offer the following programs this winter and spring. The general public is invited to attend. No registration is required. All programs are held at the Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue Fort Wayne, IN. For questions, contact Vickie Hadley at the Allen County Extension Office, 260-481-6826.

January 20th at 1:00 p.m. Fraud Alert Every day, millions of Americans lose money to identity theft, investment and online fraud and scams. The scam can be simple or complex. No matter the form, the impact can be devastating. This program will: review current scams, familiarize you with new scams, suggest ways to safeguard your identity, and discuss what to do if you are victimized.

February 4th at 1:00 p.m. Health at Every Size In a world of eat this, avoid that, the relationship between healthy eating, managing realistic body image expectations, and maintaining an active lifestyle is often overlooked in favor of a reductionism of certain foods and behaviors.
The Health at Every Size program is sponsored and approved by the Association for Size Diversity and Health as well as the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior. Come learn about the emerging Health at Every Size paradigm which promotes moderation and sample Health at Every Size recipes that incorporate typical no-no ingredients such as salt.

March 10th at 7:00 p.m. Yummy Yogurt Yields We are all familiar with eating yogurt for breakfast or as a snack. You may have even seen it advertised as a digestive aid. BUT, there is more to that small container of yogurt. The possibilities are numerous for its usage. The Yummy Yogurt Yields program will explore the health benefits of yogurt and variety of ways in which it can be incorporated into food dishes.

April 15th at 7:00 p.m. Mystery of Aging Well: Physical Activity & Exercise in Later Life How exercise/activity programs can help aging adults stay independent and physically able. These programs are a partnership between Oregon State University, Oregon State University Extension and AARP. The program has an action plan handout and suggestion on physical activities.

May 14th at 7:00 p.m. Gluten Intolerance Do you or someone you know need to monitor the foods consumed especially certain grain products so as to not feel badly? We will learn why certain grains may cause symptoms of illness or discomfort. The program will present an overview of the illness, symptoms, foods to be avoided and foods that are permissible to consume.

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