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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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Jul 09

Chronic Disease Workshop @ Rapid City

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease Workshop on July 9 at 5:30 PM MST at the Regional Health Orthopedic & Specialty Clinic (1635 Caregiver Circle, Rapid City, SD 57702).

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Sep 09

Walk With Ease Self-Guided Program

SDSU Extension would like to invite the public to participate in Walk With Ease Self-Guided Sessions from September 9 to October 18, 2019.

Walk With Ease, Health, Physical Activity

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Jul 22

Walk With Ease Self-Guided Program

SDSU Extension would like to invite the public to participate in Walk With Ease Self-Guided Sessions from July 22 to August 30, 2019.

Walk With Ease, Health, Physical Activity

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Jun 03

Chronic Pain Workshop @ Parkston

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop on June 3 at 5:30 PM CST at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center (401 W. Glynn Drive, Parkston, SD 57366).

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Jun 04

Diabetes Workshop @ Parkston

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop on June 4 at 2:30 PM CST at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center (401 W. Glynn Drive, Parkston, SD 57366).

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SDSU Extension Volunteer, Jackie Rhode and Food & Families Capstone Recognized with National Awards

May 13, 2019

SDSU Extension volunteer, Jackie Rhode, Fort Thompson, and the SDSU Extension Food & Families Capstone were recognized for advancing health education and outreach with national awards during the National Health Outreach Conference held early May in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Graduation table display with photos, awards, and keepsakes. Courtesy: Matthew Beckler [CC BY-SA 2.0]

Graduation Presents

College and high school graduates have, or soon will be, walking across the stage and shaking hands President and receiving their diplomas. This act officially moves them on to the next stage of their lives.

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Takeaways From the New 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Recently, the second edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released. So what is new in the guidelines? Here are some of the key takeaways from the updated guidelines.