Get Moving with Stillwater’s Bicycling Community

June 14, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist In the 2018 County Health Profiles from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, it was reported that 20.4% of adults residing in Payne County are not […]

Record Keeping 101: Where do I even start?

June 9, 2019

Kristopher M. Struckmeyer, Ph.D., Assistant State Specialist for Caregiving, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Remember that old saying, “the two things you can’t escape are death and taxes”? As challenging as it is to prepare for tax […]

Parkinson Disease

May 11, 2019

By Dr. Sabiha Parveen Parkinson disease (PD) is the second most common neurological disorder affecting people over the age of 65 years around the world. Approximately one million Americans are currently living with PD. Parkinson […]

Fighting food insecurity in one Payne County community

May 10, 2019

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator When many individuals think of Payne County, they may think of OSU’s beautiful campus, the atmosphere on football game days, or maybe even reminisce about spending […]

MICAH Pet Food Project

April 12, 2019

Story provided by Aging Advocates Many people agree that pets provide hope and stability for the elderly.  It places them in the context of ‘here and now” rather than focusing on what tomorrow may bring, […]

Get Active With the People You Love!

April 11, 2019

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Photo on file It’s finally spring in Oklahoma! Hopefully, the weather corporates enough to enjoy more time outside. Having the option to enjoy the outdoors provides […]

Next Level Ninjas

March 11, 2019

Story and photos provided by Roger Moore There has always been something about climbing a tree or skipping rocks across a calm pond. Finding entertainment in natural surroundings is something kids, and adults, have done […]

Know the Signs

March 10, 2019

Story provided by Aging Advocates Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a chronic progressive condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. Heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped.  Often referred to […]

Tobacco to 21

March 9, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist When it comes to smoking rates and tobacco control policies, Oklahoma has room for improvement. While Oklahoma’s current smoking rate of 19.6% is the lowest in […]

Set Simple Goals and Make Healthy Swaps in 2019

February 9, 2019

Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist The beginning of the year is a great time to set new goals. Studies show about 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions and almost half of these […]

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