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Apr 15

4-Day Chronic Disease Lay Leader Training @ Pierre

Become a Better Choices, Better Health© SD Lay Leader to help people better manage their chronic conditions and lead healthier lives. No healthcare or teaching experience is required. In fact, many leaders have a chronic disease themselves and have attended the workshops as a participant.

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SDSU Extension Awarded Two 2019 Administration for Community Living Grants

May 23, 2019

SDSU Extension recently received two 2019 Administration for Community Living Grants, to fund two unique programs focused on preventing falls and chronic disease self-management.
“By listening to the needs of South Dakotans and the communities who serve them, our team understands how we can implement research-based and proven programming to address their needs and benefit citizens across the state,” said Suzanne Stluka, SDSU Extension Food & Families Program Director.

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Better Choices, Better Health® SD Workshop Coming to HRMC Physicians Clinic in Huron

January 25, 2019

SDSU Extension helps South Dakotans take control of their health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic conditions. SDSU Extension’s Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease workshop will take place February 1 through March 8, 2019 in Huron at the HRMC Physicians Clinic (534 Oregon Ave. SE) from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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New Chronic Pain Workshop Coming to James Valley Community Center

January 09, 2019

Take control of your health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic pain and their caregivers. A Better Choices, Better Health® SD (BCBH) Chronic Pain workshop will take place on Tuesdays, April 2 through May 7, 2019 at the James Valley Community Center, (300 W 1st Ave.) The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Better Choices, Better Health® SD Workshop Coming to SDSU Wellness Center

January 17, 2019

SDSU Extension and partners are providing an opportunity for South Dakotans to take control of their health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic conditions.

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What does our age have to do with the food we eat?

As we age, we generally need fewer calories. Understanding how our nutrition needs change over time is critical to staying healthy.

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The Calories We Need Change Over Time

Did you know the number of calories a person needs is influenced by several different things?