A collaboration of universities and government agencies has identified three key agricultural management plans for curtailing harmful algal blooms. They have also identified a looming funding gap for enacting those plans.
Slow cookers have been updated with travel locks and automatic warm settings but the basic slow cooker is still available. Slow cookers make meal planning easier any time of year.
There is not a strong signal that the dry fall weather in the Southeast tips the scales toward a wetter or drier late winter-early spring in the Northeast.
Buying vegetables in the winter months can be expensive. Often I hear people say “my food bill would go sky high if I bought all the vegetables that my family and I should eat in a day.” But with a few shopping tips it can be done in the winter months without breaking your budget.
Do you remember growing up having your grandparents being close enough for you to visit after school or even having them living with you? This was common before World War II, as about 25 percent of Americans lived in multi-generational households.
Citrus fruit can be found in the market throughout the year and come in several varieties. They are very nutritious and an especially good source of vitamin C and other nutrients. Add excitement to winter meals and snacks with a burst of citrus flavor.
The Penn State Green Industry Team will offer four Green Industry Winter Update webinars in winter 2017.
This issue of Penn State’s Ideas for Intergenerational Living newsletter highlights new programs, studies, and publications as well as upcoming conferences, rallies, and other events – all aimed at promoting intergenerational understanding and collective enterprise.
Pennsylvania dairy producers are invited to apply for the Dairy of Distinction award from the Pennsylvania Dairy of Distinction program. The award is based on the concept that attractive farmsteads enhance consumer confidence in the wholesomeness of milk and stimulate milk sales and public support for the industry.
Generations United's 19th Biennial Conference cohosted by the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care June 13-16, 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
by Matt Kaplan, Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging, Penn State University
by Ken Gergen, Co-editor of the Positive Aging Newsletter
by Carolyn Reyes, recent graduate of the M.S. program in Rural Sociology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State University
by Sunny Rehler, Coordinator of Religious Education, State College Friends Meeting
Generation to Generation is a new five-year campaign to mobilize 1 million people over 50 to stand up for kids and, in turn, show what's possible when people across generations work together.
A report on dementia from the Sodexo Institute for Quality of Life.
Generations United has announced plans for the 5th National GrandRally in Washington DC on May 10, 2017.
The Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York is looking for grandparents raising grandchildren to participate in their national study. This study has been approved by the Cohen Children’s Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board; a copy of the IRB determination letter is available on request.
Author and educator, Carol Ingram Moore, explores the thorny emotional and psychological terrain traveled by children being raised by their grandparents and other relatives.
By DANIEL HANDLER [New York Times - Book Review section (Nov. 11, 2016)]