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SDSU Extension Promotes Making Informed Food Choices for National Nutrition Month® 2020

March 13, 2020

As part of National Nutrition Month® 2020 in March, the SDSU Extension Food and Families Team encourages people to make informed food choices and develop healthy eating and physical activity habits.

Health, Nutrition

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities

Better Choices, Better Health© SD

This community-led evidence-based program is modeled after Stanford University’s chronic disease self-management program.

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Fit & Strong

This 8 or 12 week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population.

Two older people holding hands while walking.

Group Seeks to Stop Falls Among Older Adults in South Dakota

February 11, 2020

Between 2007 and 2016, South Dakota was ranked fifth in the nation for death from falls among adults ages 65 and older. Beyond the risk of death, a fall can have a significant impact on individuals, families, and communities.

Health, Aging Well

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities
Jun 04

Diabetes Workshop @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop from June 4 - July 9 at 2 PM CST at the Tower of David (320 S. 3rd Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104).

Health, Better Choices, Better Health©

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Benefits of Walking

Walking is inexpensive, safe, easy, and a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits.

A variety of ruit, yogurt, and granola parfaits arranged on a counter.

Grab N’ Go Breakfasts

Want to do something good for yourself and family? Eat breakfast! Eating breakfast can be a great way to start the day and give the body the energy it needs.

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Double Up Bucks Program Launches in Grocery Stores across South Dakota and North Dakota

January 21, 2020

The launch of the Double Up Dakota Bucks in grocery stores is the first of its kind in both North and South Dakota.

Family Finances, Health

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Moody County Mental Health Day on January 26

January 21, 2020

SDSU Extension and Moody County Cares invite local South Dakota families and community members to attend a mental health education program on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at the Flandreau Elementary School.

Health, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Community Leadership

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De Smet Community Organizations Receive AEDs and CPR Training

January 14, 2020

First responders, rural churches and community members in De Smet and Kingsbury County recently received automated external defibrillator’s (AEDs)and CPR training provided by the Well Connected Communities De Smet Wellness Coalition.

Developing Communities, Health