Eat Smart, Live Strong
Eat Smart, Live Strong includes fun, social and interactive sessions designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among adult’s age 55 and older. Throughout the sessions participants will gain the skills needed to promote healthy behavior changes to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
- Reach Your Goals, Step by Step
- Challenges and Solutions
- Colorful and Classic Favorites
- Eat Smart, Spend Less
Participants receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.
Class series are taught throughout the community, including but not limited to community centers, churches, schools and local MSU Extension offices. Group series are available if there are six to 10 people, and at least half of the group is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible. If you are interested in scheduling or participating in Eat Smart, Live Strong, please contact your local MSU Extension nutrition professionals.
December 6, 2017 | Stephanie Ostrenga | Micronutrients and interpreting the nutrition facts label.
April 20, 2016 | Dawn Earnesty | Developing a mindfulness practice can help kids make better choices at the table.
March 3, 2015 | Eileen Haraminac | Older adults may experience common obstacles that need addressing to enable them to make good choices in regards to diet and exercise. Here are some tips that can help.
February 25, 2015 | Eileen Haraminac | National Nutrition Month is a great time to think about the foods that build a strong healthy body, especially strong bones.
February 5, 2015 | Eileen Haraminac | February is a great time to check resources to keep your heart healthy and review the steps to preventing heart disease.
Jan 19, 2018 – Feb 23, 2018 | Carpenter Place, 3400 Carpenter Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Feb 13, 2018 – Mar 20, 2018 | The Crouch Senior Center, 1715 Lansing Ave # 672, Jackson, MI 49202
Feb 13, 2018 – Mar 20, 2018 | Park Forest Apartments, 3300 Spirea Ct, Jackson, MI 49202