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Virtual Walk With Ease class increases accessibility to disabled adults

Because of this class, all virtual Walk With Ease classes are now more accessible, and the images represent a broader spectrum of physical abilities, as well as ages and race and ethnicities.

Allison Harris | Apr 2021 | Impact story

OSU to host virtual gerontology conference

Geriatric experts from around the country will present more than 30 educational sessions for health and human service professionals and the public.

Chris Branam | Mar 12, 2021 | News story

StrongWomen participants and volunteers gain a resource in new website

The website provides participants with everything they need to know about the program, including exercise videos that allow them to follow along at home.

Chris Branam | Feb 24, 2021 | News story

Physical Activity to Combat Frailty, Moving in-the-midst of COVID-19

Muscle strengthening can improve bone strength and combat frailty. This fact sheet provides simple ways to fit muscle strenghtening exercises into your daily routine!

May 2020 | Fact Sheet

Physical Activity to Reduce Fall Risk, Moving in-the-midst of COVID-19

Strength and balance activities can reduce the risk of falls. This fact sheet provides resources for older adults to get active while at home!

May 2020 | Fact Sheet

OSU Extension adult exercise programs keep Oregonians active

Walk With Ease and Strong Women & StrongPeople are focusing on self-directed programs and virtual meetings to stay connected to their participants.

Chris Branam | Apr 24, 2020 | News story

Out There OSU Extension StrongWomen™

Keeping older women strong reduces the risk of fractures from falls and helps older adults maintain their independence. Extension Family and Community Health faculty train local volunteers leaders who guide their StrongWomen™ groups two to three times per week.

Jun 2019 | Video

OSU Science on Tap presents Marijuana as Medicine

At OSU Science on Tap, Oregon State University researcher Jane Ishmael will present “Marijuana as Medicine,” an exploration of current trends in marijuana use and recent progress in understanding how cannabinoids act on the body.

Chris Branam | Feb 15, 2019 | News story

A Farmer Should Not Be In Regular Pain!

Do you feel the aches and pains everyday? It is possible to keep your back and joints healthy when farming and prevent the consequences that come with musculoskeletal disorders.

Teagan Moran | Oct 2018 | Article