Fall Health Classes and Events

The following Family & Consumer Sciences articles originally printed in the 2019 Fall edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

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Fall Health and Nutrition Classes

Free and open to the public, the following classes take place at the Oldham County Extension office. Reservations to (502) 222-9453 or lauren.state@uky.edu are requested.

Join us for Understanding Drug Addiction at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20. Sponsored by the Louisville Area Homemakers Association, this lesson provides a crash course on addiction and recovery. The presenter Alex Elswick is the UK Extension Specialist for Substance Use, Prevention, and Recovery.

Valerie Holland, Jefferson County FCS Agent, teaches Sweet Enough Without Sugar at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 26. This program addresses how much sugar we should consume, the differences between nutritive and non-nutritive sugars, and reducing dietary sugar.

Understanding Diabetes takes place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31. Diabetes can be a very severe chronic disease that many people don’t even know they have. This lesson features some basic facts about diabetes as well as ways to manage it through your diet and activities.

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Oldham County Challenge Walk

September 7, is the fourth annual County Challenge Walk, a competition between nine counties in the area. This year, walk along the Greenway from the Oldham County Public Library in La Grange to the health department and back again. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Participants will walk from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Bring your favorite step-counting device or use one of our free pedometers. The library will also have audiobooks available for checkout. Help Oldham County win the traveling trophy!

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Written by Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant.

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