Classes and Workshops
Got Calcium lessons are designed to teach children, specifically 3-4 graders, the importance of consuming calcium, building strong bones (diet and exercise), recognizing calcium-rich foods and increasing the calcium content of their diets. Purchase Got Calcium?: A Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4 from the University of Idaho Extension Publishing catalog.
Cosponsored with AARP-Idaho, the long-term care workshop teaches participants how to plan for long-term care, manage risks and protect their financial security. Topics covered include the following.
- Local Resources for long-term care.
- Long-term care insurance.
- Long- term care medical costs.
The Credit Cents: Making Sense of Credit, Debt and Identity Theft curriculum provides knowledge and skills to help adults wisely use credit, avoid or get out of debt, and understand and avoid identity theft. Purchase the Credit Cents Curriculum from the University of Idaho Extension Publishing.
Three seminars cover financial recordkeeping, advance directives for health care, family communication about end-of-life issues, wills, probate, trusts and property ownership. Seminar materials are web based and can be found on the University of Idaho Extension Legally Secure Your Financial Future website and from USDA.
Germ City is a portable, interactive educational exhibit designed to enhance awareness and improve effectivenss and frequency of hand washing.
Learn a practical approach to taking control of diabetes through healthy planning. This class is for individuals who have diabetes, friend/family members responsible for individuals who have diabetes and healthcare/nutrition professionals who want to learn an easy method of controlling diabetes.
Married and Loving It! teaches participants relationship building skills through a series of five classes to develop a happy, healthy marriages. Visit the University of Idaho Extension Married and Loving It! website to learn more.
This class teaches individuals how to plan meals, shop efficiently and prepare healthy meals quickly. The class can be taught in one, two or three sessions.
This 30-hour class focuses on food safety and food preservation. Participants who pass a 50-question written and oral test qualify to become Master Food Preservers/Food Safety Advisors. MFP/FSA volunteers help deliver food safety information by answering questions, manning booths at county and health fairs, and teaching classes.
Learn a practical approach for preventing and treating osteoporosis through healthy meal planning and increased physical activity. Purchase the Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Curriculum. Participants will learn about the following.
- The incidence, development and prevention of osteoporosis.
- Foods high calcium.
- How much calcium should be consumed daily.
- How to plan meals and snacks high in calcium at home and when eating out.
- Ways to incorporate weight-bearing exercises into their lifestyles.
Ready, Set, Food Safe is a curriculum for teaching food service safety to Idaho high school students. After completion, students can earn Idaho Food Safety and Sanitation certificates.
Learn about the varieties, health benefits, consumption risks, selection, handling and cooking of seafood. Learn more about this class.
The Strong Women Project is a nationally recognized nutrition and moderate intensive physical activity program. During this 10-part program participants will take part in strength and balance exercises designed to improve muscle strength, balance and flexibility. The program occurs over a five to six week period. Exercise sessions are held twice a week for approximately one hour. Participants also learn basic nutrition principles to improve their daily diet.
You never really know a person until you share an inheritance with them! Who gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? helps participants determine how to disseminate non-titled property. Participants will focus on setting goals and learn about the process of personal property transfer.