Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences - Lake County

Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences - Lake County We transform lives and livelihoods through research-based education. Health and Human Sciences Extension provides informal educational programs that increase knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, and inspire aspirations.

Through the adoption and application of these practices, the quality of individual, family, and community life is improved. In each county of the state, Purdue Extension educators bring the expertise and resources of Purdue University to address the needs of Indiana’s families. Opinions expressed on this site may not represent the official views of the West Lafayette campus.

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Food allergies are on the rise. Today, one in 13 children and one in 10 adults in the United States have a food allergy....
05/25/2021

Food allergies are on the rise. Today, one in 13 children and one in 10 adults in the United States have a food allergy. This presentation defines a food allergy, identifies the signs & symptoms of an allergic reaction, list the most common food allergens, reviews ways to prevent an allergic reaction, and provides resources for further reference and education.
Register @ https://tinyurl.com/FoodAllergies101
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Food allergies are on the rise. Today, one in 13 children and one in 10 adults in the United States have a food allergy. This presentation defines a food allergy, identifies the signs & symptoms of an allergic reaction, list the most common food allergens, reviews ways to prevent an allergic reaction, and provides resources for further reference and education.
Register @ https://tinyurl.com/FoodAllergies101
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05/19/2021

Are you ready to get moving, improve your health and enjoy life more? Get WalkIN’ is a free email-based walking program being offered through Purdue Extension in Lake County.
Register @ https://tinyurl.com/GetWalkINSummer21
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05/14/2021

So grateful to be part of this incredible project... An extensive team of faculty, staff and students (beyond the four of us pictured here) were awarded Purdue’s Corps of Engagement Award for Families Tackling Tough Times Together. Congrats to everyone involved!
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05/12/2021

Registration link: https://www.cvent.com/d/0jqccb
For more information, call Linda Curley or Diana Cook at
219-755-3240.
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05/04/2021

The Scholarships for Essential Workers went live today. Visit Build, Learn, Grow Family Scholarships | Brighter Futures Indiana to find out more about family and provider benefits.

https://brighterfuturesindiana.org/scholarships

04/30/2021

Celebrating families and the opportunity for a safe, substance free environment! Way to go, Lake County!
SAFE For Lake County, For Life Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 #PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension #PurdueExtension

04/26/2021

Do it Green! Plan a neighborhood DAY OF ACTION. To learn more about ways to ensure a sustainable future, visit Purdue University Sustainable Communities Extension Programs - https://bit.ly/3aibU3f
#DoItGreen #PurdueExtension #PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension

04/23/2021

Purdue Extension finishes up its final week of the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 this coming week. Thanks to a SAFE for Lake County, For Life grant, we were able to support Lake County families strengthen ties and build communication skills to avoid substance use/abuse. To find out more about this program, please call us @ 219-755-3240.

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04/16/2021

#PurdueExtension wants to learn how #Indiana employers approach mental health and substance use issues, and learn what supports businesses need to address them. The information will help us develop a new program for workplaces.
Employers and business leaders, please complete a brief survey to share your perspectives: www.bit.ly/PUworkplace.
#workplacewellbeing #mentalhealth #employeewellness
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04/14/2021
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Upcoming ServSafe™ Certification Training on May 27, 2021. Currently offering an 8-hour training followed by the certification exam. Location address is 2291 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN. Registration link: https://www.cvent.com/d/0jqccb

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04/12/2021
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04/06/2021

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Find food that makes you feel your BEST! #Fruits + #veggies are mood-boosting powerhouses that not only support your overall health, but your #happiness, too! So next time you reach for a snack or meal, think about what makes you feel your best. Keep it easy with simple solutions like adding a handful of #blueberries to yogurt, or snacking on #carrots with dip like hummus! Fruits & Veggies—Have A Plant

Join us for this virtual program! Extension Educator, Linda Curley will present this program.  Register @ https://tinyur...
02/11/2021

Join us for this virtual program! Extension Educator, Linda Curley will present this program. Register @ https://tinyurl.com/StayScamSafe

This program will cover some common types of scams, provide you with proactive steps you can take to protect yourself and your information, and show you where you can go to report scams or frauds that have taken place.
Register @ https://tinyurl.com/StayScamSafe
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01/29/2021

Purdue Extension in Lake County will be offering the Strengthening Families Program to parents and families with children 10-14 years of age in March and April. A grant from SAFE in Lake County will allow us to offer these sessions at no charge to registered families. Dinner for all and program materials/supplies will be provided for each session. To register, call Linda or Diana at 219-755-3240 or email at [email protected]. Space is limited so register soon!
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01/25/2021

Join us for this two-part virtual program! Extension Educators, Rebecca Koetz and Linda Curley will provide ideas for mindfully reducing food waste in the garden and in the home. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/FoodWasteGardenTable by February 16. #PurdueExtension

01/15/2021

Are you or someone you know looking for employment in Early Childhood Education? Visit our job board at https://inaeyc.org/employment-opportunities/ to see many available positions across the state. There are many open positions at all levels of employment from the administration level to the support level.

#hireindiana #earlychildhoodeducation

01/14/2021

Purdue Extension in Lake County will be offering the Strengthening Families Program to parents and families with children 10-14 years of age in March and April. A grant from SAFE in Lake County will allow us to offer these sessions at no charge to registered families. Dinner for all and program materials/supplies will be provided for each session. To register, call Linda or Diana at 219-755-3240 or email at [email protected].
#PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension #purdueextension

01/13/2021

Join us! The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team will be offering this three-night series entitled, "Keeping the Farm Resilient in Uncertain Times". Register here https://tinyurl.com/PU-SP2021 by February 3.
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Purdue Extension-Lake County
12/23/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

Are you having trouble down-sizing your recipes and managing portion sizes? Then this program is for you... Join us for some tips and tricks when cooking for one or two. Our virtual program will begin at 2:00 PM CST on January 12, 2021. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/CookingFor1or2

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Purdue Extension-Lake County
12/21/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

If you'd like to learn some tips and tricks when cooking for one or two, be sure to join us on January 12, 2021. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/CookingFor1or2

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Purdue Extension-Lake County
12/07/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

According to the National Institute on Aging, long-term social distancing and stay-home requirements can have unintended consequences. A variety of health conditions are often related to feelings of isolation and loneliness. Try these steps to stay connected and reduce feelings of isolation while social distancing during the COVID pandemic.
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Purdue Extension-Lake County
11/13/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

Are you looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe for the entire family? As the chilly morning temperatures begin to fall, try this overnight oatmeal recipe that can be assembled the night before.
Get the kids involved and encourage them to make their own jar for a no-fuss, easy-peasy, early morning meal.
#PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension #PurdueExtension #MakingLivesBetter

Purdue Extension: Building resilience in communities
11/04/2020
Purdue Extension: Building resilience in communities

Purdue Extension: Building resilience in communities

Crises often leave families feeling helpless and out of control. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception as Hoosiers face the loss of jobs, resources, life experiences and social contacts. With the help of Purdue Extension, Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences is helping families cope with ...

Purdue Extension-Lake County
11/04/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

Consider the following ideas to help protect your family and friends from COVID-19 during this holiday season.
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Purdue Extension-Lake County
11/03/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

Preparing for holiday meals with your family? Try this No-Salt Seasoning Mix recipe when adding savory flavors to your dishes. Reducing sodium in your diet is a heart healthy trick that you can practice all year long.
#PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension #PurdueExtension #MakingLivesBetter

Do You Zoom?  If you're new to virtual meetings or presentations, this is the session for you!  If you've never "Zoomed"...
10/26/2020

Do You Zoom? If you're new to virtual meetings or presentations, this is the session for you! If you've never "Zoomed" before, we'll help you to find your way!

There is still time to register! Registration link closes 11/8/2020.
Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/ZoomNov10
Many of you have been asking for a basic interactive session to highlight the basic functions that can be used when joining a video meeting. Join us for "Do You Zoom? - An Interactive Presentation For Beginners".

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Purdue Extension-Lake County
10/22/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

Join Purdue Extension and The Gary Housing Authority for "Where Does Your Money Go?". Today's program will begin at 1:30 PM CDT.
WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO?
SESSION 1— OCTOBER 22, 2020 – 1:30 P.M. CDT
LINK – HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/98592124262
Meeting ID: 985 9212 4262 Passcode: 105959

The Family Dinner Project
10/21/2020

The Family Dinner Project

Need a new way to express what you're thankful for this year? Try the Gratefulness Grab Bag!

Purdue Extension-Lake County
10/15/2020

Purdue Extension-Lake County

It's canning season! Have you had your pressure canner gauge tested lately? If not, you're in luck... we are here to serve you!
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10/13/2020
Purdue Extension-Lake County

Purdue Extension-Lake County

I've been making this delicious snack for years. This simple recipe is packed with goodness and tastes incredible. Watch me prepare and roast the chickpeas and then make a delicious salad with a roasted chickpea topping. YUM!
#PurdueUniversityHealthandHumanSciencesExtension #PurdueExtension #MakingLivesBetter

Families Tackling Tough Times Together
10/11/2020

Families Tackling Tough Times Together

Our Family is Creative! Collaborative Problem Solving

Are you looking for activities to help family members of all ages build and share skills related to problem-solving? Visit our website:
https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/families-together/collections/our-family-is-creative/

Está usted buscando actividades para ayudar a los miembros de su familia de todas las edades a aprender y compartir actividades que le ayuden con la abilidad de como resolver problemas? Para español visite nuestra página: https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/families-together/collections/our-family-is-creative/
#Familiestogehtercommunity #family #resilience

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