Family and Community Health

Oregon State University Extension's Family & Community Development Field Faculty work collaboratively with community organizations and Extension volunteers to develop programs.


Food insecurity and poor nutrition are present across all age groups. One in eight individuals is using food stamps. Obesity and often-accompanying diabetes have been identified as the most significant health challenges. Food safety, especially in the increasingly larger and more vulnerable older adult population, remains a constant threat.

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Food Safety  2015 Hotline opens for the Holidays  November 16-25, 2015 from
9 am-4 pm. (1-800-354-7319)


Chronic Disease Self-Management

The Stanford University curriculum, Chronic Disease Self-management (CDMSP) is offered via Rogue Valley Council of Governments' Senior and Disability Services.


For further information contact:


Cheryl Kirk, Nutrition Instructor
Josephine County Extension

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