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Health & Wellness
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a challenge in our busy world. OSU Extension offers several community outreach programs that equip and encourage Oregonians to eat right and make exercise a part of their daily life. Take the Mastery of Aging Well course, check out some of our recipes, or read our publications and stories about health-related topics in Oregon.
Molalla eats its veggies and goes the extra mile
Surrounded by farmland, the town of Molalla is known for its 100-year-old rodeo. But some are trying to make it known for a healthy lifestyle.
Modeling healthy choices
Through Youth Advocates for Health, or YA4-H!, teens are mentoring younger children in communities from Astoria to Ontario to help them make healthy choices.
Making a decision about a nursing home is seldom easy. In fact, it may be one of the hardest decisions you'll ever face.
Helpful food safety guidelines to help prevent foodborne illness.
For some elderly people, the use of alcohol becomes a problem, affecting all aspects of life--physical health, emotional well-being, and family relationships.
Tips to help keep your kitchen clean, which is a helpful step in reducing germs.
I have emergency drinking water (from the garden hose) stored in a 55 gallon plastic drum, and about a dozen store-bought gallons of drinking water in the original plastic containers. How long will they stay safe to drink?